GDOE reports 2 cases of COVID-19

JQ San Miguel Elementary School (PNC file photo)

The Guam Department of Education (GDOE) on Friday confirmed two separate incidents in which two individuals tested positive for COVID-19.

The first positive case was identified as a student at J.Q. San Miguel Elementary School. The second positive case was identified as a student attending Jose Rios Middle School.

GDOE, in collaboration with DPHSS, is conducting contact tracing to identify and notify individuals who were in close contact with these individuals.

These individuals will be placed in quarantine and/or isolation until they are cleared by DPHSS. Areas of both school campuses have been cleaned and disinfected.

Regular hours of operation will continue on Monday, May 17, 2021.

(JIC Release No. 672)