2 more Covid fatalities reported 2
Updated: Nov 16, 2021
DPHSS corrects information on two deaths previously identified as Covid deaths
By Pacific Island Times News Staff
The Joint Information Center reported two Covid-19-related fatalities.
The 257th fatality occurred at Guam Memorial Hospital on Nov. 13. The patient was a 27-year-old female, unvaccinated with underlying health conditions. She was a known Covid-19 positive patient.
The 258th fatality occurred at Guam Regional Medical City on Nov. 13. The patient was an 83-year-old female, unvaccinated with underlying health conditions. She tested positive on Oct. 24.
Two Covid-19 positive patients whose deaths were previously reported as Covid-19-related fatalities on Sept. 30 and Oct. 12 were subsequently found not to be the result of Covid-19.
The Department of Public Health and Social Service (DPHSS) Office of Epidemiology and Research has revised the Covid-19-related fatality count to remain at 258.
DPHSS reported five new cases of COVID-19 out of 171 tests performed on Nov. 14. One case was identified through contact tracing.
An additional 24 cases were also reported today as a result of complete analysis and case submissions from other clinics for preliminary Covid-19 test results reported Nov. 13 – 14. Official case counts for the past weekend results are as follows:
Nov. 13: 42 of 1,109 test positive (28 cases previously reported). 21 cases were identified through contact tracing.
Nov. 14: 32 of 535 test positive (22 cases previously reported). 11 cases were identified through contact tracing.
To date, there have been a total of 18,942 officially reported cases, 258 deaths, 1,768 cases in active isolation, and 16,916 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 3.9.