DPHSS – 516 New Cases, 17 Hospitalized; CAR Score Now At 228.4


Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported 516 new cases of COVID-19 from 2,452 specimens analyzed on January 11, 2022. 116 cases were identified through contact tracing. 350 civilian cases were reported locally out of 1,952 tests performed.

166 cases from 529 tests performed were reported through the Department of Defense.
To date, there have been a total of 22,056 officially reported cases, 273 deaths, 2,553 cases in active isolation, and 19,230 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 228.4.

As of January 11, 2022, a total of 131,559 of Guam’s eligible population (residents 5 years and older) is fully vaccinated. This total includes 12,957 residents 12 – 17 years old. 5,417 residents 5 – 11 years old received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech two dose series. 3,490 residents 5 – 11 years old have completed their two-dose series. An additional 533 residents received their booster shots and a total of 43,740 booster shots have been administered to eligible residents since September 29, 2021.

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. 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