8 COVID-linked deaths; 162 new cases; 70 hospitalized

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The Joint Information Center (JIC) was notified of eight (8) additional COVID-related fatalities reported between September 24 – 26:

  • The 185th COVID-19-related fatality was pronounced dead on arrival at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) on September 24, 2021. The patient was a 56-year-old male, unvaccinated with no known underlying health conditions who tested positive on September 24.

  • The 186th COVID-19-related fatality was pronounced dead on arrival on September 25, 2021. The patient was a 69-year-old male, unvaccinated and with no known underlying health conditions who tested positive on September 11.

  • The 187th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at GMH on September 25, 2021. The patient was an 80-year-old male, unvaccinated, with underlying health conditions who tested positive on September 9.

  • The 188th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at GMH on September 25, 2021. The patient was a 75-year-old male, unvaccinated with underlying health conditions who tested positive on September 18.

  • The 189th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at GMH on September 25, 2021. The patient was a 70-year-old male, unvaccinated with underlying health conditions who tested positive on August 30.

  • The 190th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at GMH on September 25, 2021. The patient was a 75-year-old male, unvaccinated with underlying health conditions who tested positive on September 13.

  • The 191st COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) on September 26, 2021. The patient was an 80-year-old male, unvaccinated, with underlying health conditions who tested positive on September 17, 2021.

  • The 192nd COVID-19-related fatality was pronounced dead on arrival at GMH on September 26, 2021. The patient was a 53-year-old male, unvaccinated with no known underlying conditions who tested positive on September 26.

“In the face of the toll upon us this evening, we recognize our fight with this deadly virus is far from over but we are not defenseless. With added interventions in place, including vaccinations and monoclonal antibody therapy, we can protect those we love and prevent further devastation,” said Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. “For those who have experienced the greatest of loss in this ongoing battle, Jeff, Josh, and I keep you in our thoughts and prayers.”

Cumulative COVID-19 Test Results: 162 New Cases of COVID-19 from September 24 – 26

On Monday, DPHSS reported 35 new cases of COVID-19 out of 298 tests performed on September 27. 4 cases were identified through contact tracing.

An additional 127 cases were also reported today as a result of complete analysis and case submissions from other clinics for preliminary COVID-19 test results reported September 25 – 26. Official case counts for the past weekend results are as follows:

 

To date, there have been a total of 14,536 officially reported cases, 192 deaths, 3,203 cases in active isolation, and 11,141 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 22.9.

There are 70 hospitalized for COVID-19.

CENSUS as of 6 p.m

GMH

GRMC

USNH

TOTAL

COVID-19 Admission

37

27

6

70

ICU

9

5

1

15

Ventilator

6

3

0

9

Vaccination Status

19 UNVACCINATED

18 UNVACCINATED

UNAVAILABLE

37 UNVACCINATED

(JIC Release No. 803)

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70 Hospitalized for COVID-19 – 37 Unvaccinated

CENSUS as of 6 p.m

GMH

GRMC

USNH

TOTAL

COVID-19 Admission

37

27

6

70

ICU

9

5

1

15

Ventilator

6

3

0

9

Vaccination Status

19 UNVACCINATED

18 UNVACCINATED

UNAVAILABLE

37 UNVACCINATED