On Monday, August 31, 2020, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed that two additional employees tested positive for COVID-19.
The cases were identified at Marcial Sablan Elementary School and Merizo Martyrs Memorial School.
One of the two cases was identified through contact tracing.
The GDOE is working closely with DPHSS to conduct contact tracing and close contacts of the confirmed cases will be contacted directly by DPHSS.
Areas of the campuses have been identified for cleaning and disinfecting. GDOE employees will not have access to these areas until cleaning has been completed.
For the latest information on COVID-19, visit dphss.guam.gov or guamrecovery.com. For inquiries on COVID-19, contact 311 through a local number, or call the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10.
(JIC Release No. 298)