The Archdiocese of Agaña reports six new positive cases of Covid-19 by Catholic school students within the last two days. The total number of Catholic school students testing positive for the virus is now 29 as of 3:40 p.m. today.
San Vicente Catholic School has two students who have tested positive for COVID-19. Dominican Catholic School reported one new case as did Bishop Baumgartner Catholic School, Dominican Child Development Center and Saint Anthony Catholic School.
School administrators are implementing their COVID-19 protocols for the safety of all youths and adults. That includes working closely with the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) on contact tracing and testing for those with possible exposure.
Father Duenas Memorial School is providing the Abbott BinaxNOW rapid test to students and families of the affected Catholic schools in Mangilao.
School administrators are contacting the affected parents/guardians and will update their school communities as needed.