78th COVID-linked death: 76-year-old woman with underlying conditions

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The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 78th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) at approximately 11:11 a.m.

The patient was a 76-year-old female with underlying conditions that were further compounded COVID-19. She was admitted to GMH on October 22 after testing positive at the Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC).

“We are told that those who mourn will be comforted. To her family and friends, Jeff, Lt. Governor Josh, and I send our heartfelt condolences and sympathies. We hope you are comforted by the outpouring of support from your loved ones,” said Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. “Our intent and commitment must be accompanied with action. Our offerings of sympathies must also come with our commitment to do better. To the people of Guam, let us remain steadfast in our resolve to defeat COVID-19.”

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. 422)

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