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3-month-old baby among three new Covid deaths

A three-month old baby boy was among the three Covid-19 related deaths reported by the Joint Information Center today.

The infant was pronounced dead on arrival at the U.S. Naval Hospital Guam on Oct. 27. No other information was currently available.

He was the second infant to land on Guam's Covid-19 death statistics this month.

On Oct. 13, a four-month-old baby boy was pronounced dead on arrival at the USNH.

An 89-year-old woman died at Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) on Oct. 24. The patient was vaccinated, with underlying health conditions. She tested positive on Oct. 24.

A 67-year-old man was pronounced dead on arrival at GRMC on Oct. 27. The patient was unvaccinated, with underlying health conditions. He tested positive on Oct. 27.

The three newly reported fatalities raissed Guam's Covid-death toll to 235.

"Josh, Jeff, and I pray for the families and their healing while they go through this undoubtedly alarming shock of loss," said Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero. "Check in on loved ones now more than ever and watch them for emergency warning signs and symptoms if you know someone who is sick or has COVID-19.”

The number of 55 hospitalizations went up to 55.

The number of 55 hospitalizations went up to 55.

Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported 96 new cases of Covid-19 out of 1,271 tests performed on Oct. 27. Twenty-seven (27) cases were identified through contact tracing.

To date, there have been a total of 18,040 officially reported cases, 235 deaths, 2,136 cases in active isolation, and 15,669 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 17.6.

DPHSS, in partnership with the Mayors’ Council of Guam and the Guam National Guard, continues to offer outpatient monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapy at the Mangilao Senior Citizens Center in Mangilao. Patients may receive mAb therapy if they meet the eligibility criteria through a referral from their private physician, from a Covid-19 community test site, or from a hospital.

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