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2 new Covid deaths reported

Updated: Nov 19, 2021



By Pacific Island Times News Staff


The Joint Information Center was notified of two Covid-19-related fatalities, raising Guam's Covid death toll to 262.


The 261st fatality occurred at Guam Regional Medical City on Nov. 17. The patient was a 40-year-old female, unvaccinated with underlying health conditions. She tested positive on Oct. 23.


The 262nd fatality occurred at Guam Memorial Hospital on Nov. 18. The patient was a 58-year-old male, unvaccinated with underlying health conditions. He tested positive on Nov. 18.


The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported 25 new cases of Covid-19 out of 808 tests performed on Nov. 17. Eight cases were identified through contact tracing. To date, there have been a total of 19,040 officially reported cases, 262 deaths, 1,838 cases in active isolation, and 16,940 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 2.5.


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Today, DPHSS Office of Epidemiology and Research and the Covid-19 Surveillance Unit reported a continued decrease in both the vaccinated and unvaccinated case rates, but the risk of being unvaccinated continues to be more than the vaccinated – up to three times more.


As of Nov. 17, a total of 124,783 of Guam’s eligible population (residents 5 years and older) is fully vaccinated. 1,272 residents 5 – 11 years old received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech two dose series. 14,173 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, 7,275 doses of the Moderna and 184 doses of the Johnson and Johnson/Janssen vaccine have been administered as boosters to eligible residents.



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