GDOE – 33 Students, 6 Employees Positive for COVID

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On Friday, January 14, 2022, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed 33 positive COVID-19 cases involving students. The cases were identified at Adacao Elementary School (3), Agana Heights Elementary School (2), C.L. Taitano Elementary School (1), Harry S. Truman Elementary School (1), J.Q. San Miguel Elementary School (1), Liguan Elementary School (1), Ordot-Chalan Pago Elementary School (1), Tamuning Elementary School (4), Agueda I. Johnston Middle School (2), Jose L.G. Rios Middle School (2), Vicente S.A. Benavente Middle School (2), George Washington High School (5), John F. Kennedy High School (3), Okkodo High School (2), Simon Sanchez 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 Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

In addition, on Friday, January 14, 2022, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed 6 positive cases for COVID-19 involving employees. The cases were identified at Inarajan Elementary School (1), Liguan Elementary School (1), Talofofo Elementary School (1), Agueda I. Johnston MiddleSchool (1), and John F. Kennedy High School (2),