DPHSS – 203 New Cases; 25 Hospitalized

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COVID-19 Test Results: 203 New Cases of COVID-19

Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported a preliminary case count of 203 new cases of COVID-19 from 1,316 specimens analyzed on January 15, 2022. Additional results are pending analysis and submission from other clinics and will be reported on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. To date, there have been a total of 23,318 officially reported cases, 274 deaths, 3,654 cases in active isolation, and 19,390 not in active isolation.

Tiyan COVID-19 Outreach Moves to Appointment-Based Testing, Hours Extended

Community COVID-19 testing at the old carnival grounds in Tiyan, Barrigada has transitioned to an appointment-based system with extended hours. Unscheduled drive-ups will be accepted on a limited basis. Starting Monday, January 17, 2022, symptomatic patients will be prioritized at unscheduled drive-ups. To schedule an appointment, visit tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme.

Requirements for Minors to Receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine:

● Parent/legal guardian must provide minor’s birth certificate
● Parent/legal guardian must have a government-issued photo identification (ID)
● Minor must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
● Guardians must present legal guardianship or power-of-attorney documents

DPHSS Isolation Clearance Letters Available via e-mail

Isolation clearance letters may be provided upon completion of an isolation period for those who tested as confirmed positive for COVID-19. Send your request via email to:
covidclearance@dphss.guam.gov.Isolation clearance letter requests must include all of the following:

● Full name
● Date of birth
● Test date and location
● Contact phone numbers
● Email Address
● Vaccination status (brand, dose dates including booster)

Guam COVID-19 Vaccination Update

As of January 15, 2022, a total of 131,898 of Guam’s eligible population (residents 5 years and older) is fully vaccinated. This total includes 13,007 residents 12 – 17 years old. 5,833 residents 5 – 11 years old received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech two dose series. 3,668 residents 5 – 11 years old have completed their two-dose series. An additional 989 residents received their booster shots and a total of 46,483 booster shots have been administered to eligible residents since September 29, 2021.