GDOE – 12 Students; 2 Employees Positive For COVID

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On Wednesday, January 12, 2022, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed 12 positive COVID-19 cases involving students. The cases were identified at B.P. Carbullido Elementary School (1), Daniel L. Perez Elementary School (1), Merizo Martyrs Memorial Elementary School (1), Wettengel Elementary School (2), George Washington High School (5), Okkodo High School (1), and Southern High School (1). In collaboration with DPHSS, GDOE has identified and notified teachers as well as parents of students who may have been in contact with the index case in order to schedule testing. Tested individuals will remain in quarantine until they are cleared by DPHSS to return to campus. Cleaning and disinfecting of areas of the campuses are taking place to ensure schools are ready for regular hours of operation on Thursday, January 13, 2022.

In addition, on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed 2 positive cases for COVID-19 involving employees. The cases were identified at George Washington High School (1) and John F. Kennedy High School (1).