GIAA confirms 2nd COVID-19 case; airport operations remain unaffected

A.B. Won Pat International Airport (file photo)

The A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority, Guam (GIAA) announces a second confirmed case of COVID-19 amongst GIAA office employees. The first confirmed case was reported on August 13, 2020.

GIAA Executive Manager John “JQ” Quinata stated, “We have been informed of a second confirmed case of COVID-19 by an office employee at the Airport. The Airport is undertaking sanitization of work and office areas and temporary closure of GIAA spaces to ensure the safety and protection of all at the Airport.”

Quinata continued, “The Airport continues to effectuate measures to ensure the protection of the community by limiting entry into the terminal exclusively to GIAA-authorized employees, passengers and those providing GIAA-approved essential services. Along with mandatory face mask requirements, social distancing practices and good hygiene, the Airport is committed to maintaining a safe environment and will extend every effort to ensure the health and safety of the Airport community. I also want to assure the public, our stakeholders and the traveling community that airport operations remain unaffected.”

(GIAA News Release)