More than 100 individuals with travel history to Guam are currently quarantined in Yap — an action enforced by authorities in support of the national and state government’s public health emergency declaration.
According to the Yap State Government Department of Youth and Civic Affairs, a total of 102 passengers who arrived from Guam on March 18 and 22 are currently quarantined in two separate locations for 14 days.
One passenger was determined as a Person Under Investigation and was immediately transported to Yap State Hospital and placed in isolation.
Another 43 individuals, who arrived in Yap on March 15, also went through self-quarantine, according to the state government.
Yap State Governor Henry Falan issued an emergency declaration for 120 days beginning March 27, which supports the national government’s directive prohibiting inbound passengers from disembarking in the state.
There are currently no confirmed COVID-19 case in Yap, FSM.