The A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority, Guam (GIAA) has confirmed two (2) additional cases of COVID-19 amongst employees.
GIAA Executive Manager John “JQ” Quinata said, “we have been informed of two (2) confirmed cases of COVID-19 by our employees at the Airport. Although we have been regularly sanitizing all areas, we will undertake another full round of sanitization of GIAA office spaces to ensure a safe work environment for our staff.”
Executive Management and Administrative offices located on the third floor will be closed today and tomorrow, October 20-21, for intensive and thorough sanitization. Internal contact tracing has already been initiated, and employees identified as close contacts have been advised to self-quarantine at home and are expected to be tested as soon as possible.
The administrative offices are planned to reopen on Thursday, October 22.
Quinata further said, “our Airport operations remain unaffected and it is business as usual with the new measures in place to ensure the safety and protection of the island community and the traveling public. Again, only GIAA-authorized employees, passengers and those providing GIAA-approved essential services are allowed in the terminal with controlled entry and 100% thermal screening in place. The mandatory use of face masks/coverings is strictly enforced along with social distancing while the practice of good hygiene and frequent hand washing is encouraged.”
The Airport says it is committed to maintaining a safe environment and will extend every effort to ensure the health and safety of the overall Airport community.
(News release from the Guam International Airport Authority)