2 more COVID-linked deaths; 131 new cases; 57 hospitalized

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The Joint Information Center was notified of two (2) COVID-19-related fatalities:

  • The 211th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) on October 7, 2021. The patient was a 73-year-old female, unvaccinated, with underlying health conditions. She tested positive on September 18, 2021.

  • The 212th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at GMH on October 8, 2021. The patient was a 39-year-old male, fully vaccinated, with underlying health conditions. He tested positive on September 8, 2021.

“We are faced with another day of grief and sadness brought upon us by this awful virus that has afflicted us for the past 19 months. To those who have experienced the greatest of tragedy during this time, Jeff, Josh, and I pray you find comfort and healing,” said Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. “While we are being tested in this unprecedented pandemic, we know the strength of our people and our community and we will overcome this darkness.”

COVID-19 Test Results: 131 New Cases of COVID-19

On Friday, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported 131 new cases of COVID-19 out of 908 tests performed on October 7. Fifty-one (51) cases were identified through contact tracing. To date, there have been a total of 16,058 officially reported cases, 212 deaths, 2,663 cases in active isolation, and 13,183 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 27.9.

There are 57 hospitalized for COVID-19.

CENSUS as of 6 p.m

GMH

GRMC

USNH

TOTAL

COVID-19 Admission

33

22

2

57

Pediatric Admissions

2

2

ICU

9

4

1

14

Ventilator

4

3

0

7

Vaccination Status

19 UNVACCINATED

2 INELIGIBLE

12 UNVACCINATED

UNAVAILABLE

31 UNVACCINATED

2 INELIGIBLE

 

(JIC Release No. 814)

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