PNC News has learned from several sources that the island’s 108th COVID-related fatality was a DOC officer named Glenn Martinez.
The death was reported by the Joint Information Center Wednesday morning. The JIC says it was notified that Guam’s 108th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) at approximately 6:50 p.m Tuesday night.
The release says the patient was a 48-year-old male with underlying conditions that were further compounded by COVID-19. He tested positive on November 21 and was admitted to USNH on November 24, 2020.
The JIC did not confirm that the deceased was a DOC officer, however many have taken to social media to mourn Martinez’ passing.
Sources say he was “a good dedicated career officer.”
PNC News has calls out to the Department of Corrections for confirmation.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.