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39-year-old was Guam's 128th Covid death; one of 219 tests positive

The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 128th Covid-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) on Jan. 17 at approximately 10:36 p.m.

The patient was a 39-year-old male with underlying health conditions. He was admitted to GRMC on January 15, 2021 and tested positive upon admission

“There is no dawning without night. As we mourn the loss of another to this virus, we cannot let ourselves become complacent. This virus does not rest and neither shall we. To those who loved him, Jeff, Lt. Gov. Josh, and I send our deepest condolences and sympathies for your loss,” said Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero.

One new case of Covid-19 was identified out of 219 tests performed on Sunday, Jan. 17.

To date, there have been a total of 7,485 officially reported cases of Covid-19 with 128 deaths, 137 cases in active isolation and 7,220 not in active isolation.

A total of 7,800 Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines arrived on Guam on Saturday, Jan. 16. Together with the arrival of the 7,200 doses of Moderna Vaccines on Jan. 14, this completes Guam’s January allocation of 15,000 doses of both Covid-19 vaccines – up 3,500 doses from the December allocation of 11,500.


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