GDOE – 21 Students, 3 Employees Positive With COVID

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On Thursday, January 13, 2022, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed 21 positive COVID-19 cases involving students. The cases were identified at Agana Heights Elementary School (1), B.P. Carbullido Elementary School (1), Harry S. Truman Elementary School (1), J.Q. San Miguel Elementary School (1), Merizo Martyrs Memorial Elementary School (2), Ordot-Chalan Pago Elementary School (3), Tamuning Elementary School (1), George Washington High School (1), John F. Kennedy High School (5), Simon Sanchez High School (2), Southern High School (1), and Tiyan High School (2). 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 14, 2022.

In addition, on Thursday, January 13, 2022, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed 3 positive cases for COVID-19 involving employees. The cases were identified at Ordot-Chalan Pago Elementary School (1), Wettengel Elementary School (1), and Okkodo High School (1).

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