182nd COVID-linked death; 138 new cases; 72 hospitalized

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The Joint Information Center (JIC) was notified that Guam’s 182nd COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City on September 21, 2021. The patient was a 76-year-old male, unvaccinated, with multiple underlying health conditions, who tested positive on September 5.

“We continue to experience the devastating effects of the pandemic as it touches every facet of our daily lives,” said Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. “Jeff, Josh, and I join the island in keeping him in our prayers, and call upon the entire community to stay the course and continue the necessary measures to protect ourselves from this virus.”

Look for emergency warning signs for COVID-19. Seek emergency medical care immediately or call 911 if you have trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion, inability to wake or stay awake, or bluish lips or face.

On Wednesday, DPHSS reported 138 new cases out of 1,426 tests performed on September 21. 54 cases were identified through contact tracing. To date, there have been a total of 13,997 officially reported cases, 182 deaths, 2,989 cases in active isolation, and 10,826 not in active isolation.

The CAR Score is 30.1.

 72 are hospitalized for COVID-19.

CENSUS as of 6 p.m

Guam Memorial Hospital

Guam Regional Medical City

U.S. Naval Hospital

TOTAL

COVID-19 Admission

40

29

3

72

ICU

8

3

1

12

Ventilator

7

0

1

8

Vaccination Status

25 UNVACCINATED

21 UNVACCINATED

UNAVAILABLE

46 UNVACCINATED

(JIC Release No. 796)

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