Governor extends public health emergency; gatherings of 50 people allowed starting April 1

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Governor Lou Leon Guerrero on Tuesday signed Executive Order No. 2021-07 relative to extending the public health emergency declaration for an additional thirty (30) day period to May 1, 2021, and orders such that:

  • GUAM CONTINUES TO BE IN PCOR 3, during which most activities are permitted to operate under moderate restrictions imposed in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community.

  • EFFECTIVE AT 8:00 AM ON THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2021, indoor dining at eating and drinking establishments shall continue to operate at no more than fifty percent (50%) of the occupancy load, subject to requirements and limitations set forth in applicable DPHSS Guidance, and may now allow up to eight (8) persons to be seated together when dining indoors, with six (6) feet distance between tables. Outdoor dining shall continue to be permitted with no more than fifteen (15) persons per table or per party.

  • EFFECTIVE AT 8:00 AM ON THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2021, Congregations, or “social gatherings” as meetings for common and singular purposes of more than one (1) person where individuals are not members of a single household shall be limited to no more than fifty (50) persons. The terms “social gathering” and “congregation” are not intended to include meetings of businesses, organizations, or government agencies held for the purpose of carrying out official business of such entities.

Individuals and businesses who fail to comply with applicable DPHSS Guidance Memoranda and Directives may be subject to fines pursuant to 10 G.C.A. §19802 and 26 GAR Chapter 4 Article 28, as well as any other penalties available under Guam law. DPHSS and affected agencies may enforce applicable enforcement statutes and regulations with the assistance of the Guam Police Department.

(JIC Release No. 619)

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