GDOE reports 6 student COVID cases, 3 employee cases

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On Friday, October 15, 2021, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed 6 positive COVID-19 cases involving students.

The cases were identified at Adacao Elementary School (3), Maria A. Ulloa Elementary School (2), and P.C. Lujan Elementary 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 Monday, October 18, 2021.

In addition, GDOE confirmed 3 positive cases for COVID-19 involving employees. The cases were identified at Daniel L. Perez Elementary School (1), Lyndon B. Johnson Elementary School (1), and George Washington High School.

GDOE WEEKLY COVID-19 DASHBOARD

Every Wednesday, GDOE will publish its weekly COVID-19 dashboard. The dashboard will provide information regarding community transmission risk, new and active COVID-19 cases, employee and student vaccination rates, COVID-19 cases per school, key mitigation measures in place, and an updated GDOE assessment of weekly trends based on internal analysis as well as discussions with DPHSS and other experts.

 

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