Guam sets new quarantine rules; violators face penalties

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Covid-19 cases on Guam have flatlined, indicating that community transmission may have been controlled. But local officials said the resumption of flights and arrival of passengers from various locations leave the island vulnerable to resurgence of large numbers of positive cases.

“After reviewing data provided by DPHSS, the Guam state surgeon and my Physician Advisory Group, it is apparent that a significant threat to our continued downward trend in positivity rate is an influx of travelers from regions where cases continue to increase in number,” Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero stated in her latest executive order that sets the conditions for continued quarantine mandate for all incoming passengers.

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