4 COVID-linked deaths reported

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The Joint Information Center (JIC) was notified of four (4) COVID-19-related fatalities occurring at U.S. Naval Hospital on September 8, 2021:

  • A 64-year-old female with unknown vaccination status and unknown underlying health conditions was pronounced dead on arrival.

  • A 57-year-old male with unknown vaccination status and unknown underlying health conditions.

  • A female adult, age unspecified, with unknown vaccination status and unknown underlying health conditions, was pronounced dead on arrival.

  • A male adult, age unspecified, with unknown vaccination status and unknown underlying health conditions, was pronounced dead on arrival.

The deceased have been transferred to the chief medical examiner’s (CME) office. Additional information about their cases will be provided once it is available from the CME.

“Tonight, we are saddened by losing more brothers and sisters from our island community,” said Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. “As Josh, Jeff, and I join the island in mourning, we must be reminded to take even the smallest of precautions to safeguard ourselves and all those we cherish, and we must all take these precautions together.”

GBHWC Crisis Hotline

The Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center (GBHWC) has a Crisis Hotline available 24/7 at (671) 647-8833/4. For those feeling anxious, stressed, overwhelmed, or need to talk to someone, GBHWC has experienced providers available and ready to assist the community with any heightened stress and anxiety experienced as a result of COVID-19.

(JIC Release No. 783)

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