DPHSS – Preliminary Results Show 402 New Cases; 36 Hospitalized


Preliminary COVID-19 Test Results: 402 New Cases of COVID-19 

Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported a preliminary case count of 402 new cases of COVID-19 from 1,159 specimens analyzed on January 28, 2022. Additional results are pending analysis and submission from other clinics and will be reported on Monday, January 31, 2022. To date, there have been a total of 31,440 officially reported cases, 285 deaths, 7,786 cases in active isolation, and 23,369 not in active isolation.

Tiyan COVID-19 Outreach Appointment-Based Testing

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. For the safety of the community and swabbers, only four (4) adults per vehicle are allowed to be tested. To schedule an appointment, visit tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme.

DPHSS continues to support diagnostic testing for COVID-19 but will be prioritizing COVID-19 testing to target individuals with a likelihood of severe disease, hospitalization, or death due to COVID-19. The DPHSS Screening Guide Memorandum further adjusts the criteria for who may get tested for COVID-19.  CLICK HERE to view the guide.

COVID-19 Vaccination Support Clinic for Families of Children with Disabilities

COVID-19 vaccination support clinics for families of children with disabilities are available. These clinics will also be open to the community.

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

Guam COVID-19 Vaccination Update 

As of January 28, 2022, a total of 132,808 of Guam’s eligible population (residents 5 years and older) is fully vaccinated. This total includes 13,122 residents 12 – 17 years old. 6,567 residents 5 – 11 years old received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech two dose series. 4,140 residents 5 – 11 years old have completed their two-dose series. An additional 54 residents received their booster shots and a total of 50,595 booster shots have been administered to eligible residents since September 29, 2021.