2 COVID-linked deaths reported

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The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 114th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) at approximately 10:38 a.m. on December 7, 2020. The patient was a 60-year-old male with underlying conditions that were further compounded by COVID-19. He was admitted to GMH on October 1, 2020 and tested positive upon admission.

Guam’s 115th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at GMH at approximately 5:20 p.m. today. The patient was a 49-year-old male with underlying conditions that were further compounded by COVID-19. He was admitted to GMH on November 18, 2020, and was a known positive case.

“We have now lost our 114th and 115th souls to this devastating virus. Jeff, Lt. Governor Josh, and I express our sincerest condolences and sympathies to their family and friends,” said Governor Leon Guerrero. “As the news is filled with headlines and articles about a vaccine, we cannot let our guard down. Our masks, social distancing, and personal hygiene remain as important as ever. We are still the best tools against COVID-19 and we must do what we can to save as many lives as we can.”

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