DPHSS – Four COVID-19-related Fatalities Reported; COVID Crisis Hotline

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Four COVID-19-related Fatalities Reported

Today, the Joint Information Center was notified of four (4) COVID-19-related fatalities:

  • The 277th COVID-19 related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) on January 22, 2022. The patient was a 98-year old male, partially vaccinated, with underlying health conditions. He tested positive on January 19, 2022.

  • The 278th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) on January 22, 2022. The patient was a 96-year-old female, vaccinated with underlying health conditions. She tested positive on January 21, 2022.

  • The 279th COVID-19-related fatality was pronounced dead on arrival at GRMC on January 23, 2022. The patient was an 84-year-old male, unvaccinated, with underlying health conditions. He tested positive on January 23, 2022.

  • The 280th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at GRMC on January 24, 2022. The patient was an 86-year-old female, unvaccinated, with underlying conditions. She tested positive on January 5, 2022.

“COVID-19 has impacted each of our lives, but none more than those who mourn family members from this deadly virus,” said Acting Governor Josh Tenorio. “To their loved ones in this time of grief and sadness, we send you our deepest sympathies and condolences. At this pivotal point in our pandemic response, we must recommit to safeguarding ourselves and the ones we love by getting vaccinated and boosted and continuing to practice the 3 Ws.”

GBHWC Crisis Hotline

The Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center (GBHWC) has a Crisis Hotline available 24/7 at (671) 647-8833/4. For those feeling anxious, stressed, overwhelmed, or need to talk to someone, GBHWC has experienced providers available and ready to assist the community with any heightened stress and anxiety experienced as a result of COVID-19.