89th COVID-linked death: 68-year-old woman with underlying conditions

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The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 89th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) at 1:16 p.m. The patient was a 68-year-old female with underlying conditions that were further compounded COVID-19. She was admitted to GMH on October 13, 2020 and was a known COVID-19 case.

“This island mourns with another passing to COVID-19. Jeff, Lt. Governor Josh, and I send our deepest condolences and sympathies to those who cherished her,” said Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. “This virus is ruthless and is willing to claim more and more members of our community. Wearing our masks, watching our distance, and washing our hands–these simple actions are the best tools we have in this pandemic. We can protect each other. We can save lives.”

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