Guam's first family hit by Covid; governor's son tells his story

Joaquin Cook

As Guam's statistics continue to mount, Covid-19 has hit the first family.

Following Gov. Leon Guerrero's disclosure Monday night that she tested positive for Covid-19, her son Joaquin Cook, president of the Bank of Guam, revealed he has also been hit by the coronavirus.

Last Friday, the family-owned bank reported three employees tested positive.

"The recent incident has it the bank close to home. For me, it did hit home," Cook posted on his Facebook page. "As president and CEO of the Bank of Guam, more important as a responsible member of this community, I am compelled to share with you that I am one of those three Bank of Guam employees that tested positive last week."

He and his family tested for the virus after he was notified that he mi