GDOE – 12 Students, 7 Employees Test Positive

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TODAY, GDOE REPORTS 12 NEW COVID-19 STUDENT CASE(S):

On Thursday, January 20, 2022, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed 12 positive COVID-19 cases involving students. The cases were identified at Adacao Elementary School (1), Agana Heights Elementary School (1), Finegayan Elementary School (1), Harry S. Truman Elementary School (1), Ordot-Chalan Pago Elementary School (1), Tamuning Elementary School (3), Agueda I. Johnston Middle School (1), Inarajan Middle School (1), John F. Kennedy High School (1), and Okkodo 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 Friday, January 21, 2022.

TODAY, GDOE REPORTS 7 NEW COVID-19 EMPLOYEE CASE(S):

In addition, on Thursday, January 20, 2022, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed 7 positive cases for COVID-19 involving employees. The cases were identified at Ordot-Chalan Pago Elementary School (1), Wettengel Elementary School (1), Agueda I. Johnston Middle School (2), Inarajan Middle School (1), Vicente S.A. Benavente Middle School (1), and John F. Kennedy High School (1).