GDOE reports 12 new COVID student cases; 1 employee case

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On Monday, October 25, 2021, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed 12 positive COVID-19 cases involving students.

The cases were identified at Liguan Elementary (3), Machananao Elementary School (1), Merizo Martyrs Memorial Elementary School (2), F.B. Leon Guerrero Middle School (1), Luis P. Untalan Middle School (2), John F. Kennedy High School (1), J.P. Torres Success Academy (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 Tuesday, October 26, 2021.

In addition, GDOE confirmed 1 positive case for COVID-19 involving employees. The case was identified at Machananao Elementary School.

NOTE: Student and employee cases confirmed over the weekend are included in the GDOE’s Monday report as school campuses are closed for the weekend.

 

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