GDOE reports 7 new COVID student cases; 1 employee case

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On Monday, November 8, 2021, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed 7 positive COVID-19 cases involving students.

The cases were identified at Juan M. Guerrero Elementary School (1), Marcial A. Sablan Elementary School (1), Inarajan Middle School (1), Luis P. Untalan Middle School (1), George Washington High School (1), and John F. Kennedy 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, November 9, 2021.

In addition, GDOE confirmed 1 positive case for COVID-19 involving employees. The case was identified at M.U. Lujan Elementary School (1).

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