GDOE – 70 Students; 17 Employees Test Positive

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TODAY, GDOE REPORTS 70 NEW COVID-19 STUDENT CASE(S):

On Friday, January 21, 2022, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed 70 positive COVID-19 cases involving students. The cases were identified at Adacao Elementary School (4), Agana Heights Elementary School (1), C.L. Taitano Elementary School (1), Harry S. Truman Elementary School (1), Lyndon B. Johnson Elementary School (2), Machananao Elementary School (1), Maria A. Ulloa Elementary School (2), Ordot-Chalan Pago Elementary School (2), P.C. Lujan Elementary School (1), Tamuning Elementary School (1), Agueda I. Johnston Middle School (4), AsTumbo Middle School (3), F.B. Leon Guerrero Middle School (2), Inarajan Middle School (2), Luis P. Untalan Middle School (1), Vicente S.A. Benavente Middle School (2), George Washington High School (4), John F. Kennedy High School (20), Okkodo High School (8), Simon Sanchez High School  1), and Southern High School (7). 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 Monday, January 24, 2022.

TODAY, GDOE REPORTS 17 NEW COVID-19 EMPLOYEE CASE(S):

In addition, on Friday, January 21, 2022, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed 17 positive cases for COVID-19 involving employees. The cases were identified at Adacao Elementary School (2), Agana Heights Elementary School (1), Daniel L. Perez Elementary School (1), Finegayan Elementary School (1), J.Q. San Miguel Elementary School (1), Merizo Martyrs Memorial Elementary School (1), Upi Elementary School (1), AsTumbo Middle School (1), F.B. Leon Guerrero Middle School (1), Vicente S.A. Benavente Middle School (1), George Washington High School (2), John F. Kennedy High School (1), Okkodo High School (2), and Southern High School (1).