88th COVID-linked death: 64-year-old woman with underlying conditions

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The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 88th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at US Naval Hospital (USNH) Guam on October 21, 2020. The official report of this COVID-19-related fatality was received by the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) today.

The patient was a 64-year-old female with underlying conditions that were further compounded COVID-19. She was admitted to USNH Guam on October 21, 2020 and was a known COVID-19 case.

“Our hearts are heavy with sympathy, and each name of the souls we lost to COVID-19 are inscribed in our thoughts and prayers. To her family and friends, Jeff, Lt. Governor Josh, and I offer our sincerest condolences and sympathies,” said Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. “As scripture tells us, we will reap if we do not grow weary. While it may seem there is no end in sight, do not lose hope. If we remain committed to doing what is good and what is right for our island, we will overcome this virus.”

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