2 additional GDOE employees test positive for COVID-19

Guam Department of Education (PNC file photo)

On Wednesday, September 2, 2020, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed that two additional employees tested positive for COVID-19. One case was identified at both Merizo Martyrs Memorial School and M.U. Lujan Elementary School. Both cases were identified through contact tracing.

The GDOE is working closely with the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) to conduct contact tracing and close contacts of the confirmed cases will be contacted directly by DPHSS.

Areas of both campuses have been identified for cleaning and disinfecting. GDOE employees will not have access to these areas until cleaning has been completed.

(JIC Release No. 302)