8 new cases of COVID-19; GDOE student tests positive

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Eight (8) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 291 tests performed on July 8. Seven (7) cases were identified through contact tracing.

To date, there have been a total of 8,431 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 141 deaths, 100 cases in active isolation, and 8,190 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 0.8.

Operation Liberate Guam update:

To date, a total of 92,212 or 76.82% of adults have received either both doses in the two-dose series (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna), or the single dose series (Johnson & Johnson/Janssen) of the COVID-19 vaccine.

GDOE Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

On Friday, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed that a student at D.L. Perez Elementary School tested positive for COVID-19.

GDOE, in collaboration with the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS), has identified and notified all close contacts, all of whom will remain in quarantine until cleared by DPHSS.

Areas of the school campus have been cleaned and disinfected. Regular hours of operation will resume on Monday, July 12.

(JIC Release No. 721)

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