COVID counts soar: New cases reach 325, hospitalizations now at 75

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The island’s COVID-19 cases have increased with new positive cases breaking the 300-mark, reaching a total of 325.

Hospitalizations also increased to an all-time high this year of 75, comprising an almost equal number now of vaccinated and unvaccinated.

On Wednesday, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported that the 325 new cases of COVID-19 came out of 1,647 tests performed on September 7.

A total of 149 cases were identified through contact tracing. One case reported recent travel history and was identified in quarantine.

To date, there have been a total of 11,819 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 154 deaths, 2,375 cases in active isolation, and 9,290 not in active isolation.

The CAR score also increased to 41.4.

75 Hospitalized for COVID-19 – 39 Unvaccinated

The Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH), Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC), and U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Guam report the following COVID-19 hospital census, as of 6 p.m.:

CENSUS

GMH

GRMC

USNH

TOTAL

COVID-19 Admission

43

24

8

75

ICU

3

2

0

5

Ventilator

0

0

0

0

Vaccination Status

24 UNVACCINATED

1 INELIGIBLE

15 UNVACCINATED

UNAVAILABLE

39 UNVACCINATED

1 INELIGIBLE

 

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