The Joint Information Center reported four more Covid19-related fatalities, bringing Guam's coronavirus death toll to 208.
Three of the reported fatalities occurred between Sept. 17 and Oct. 3.
The 205th Covid-19-related fatality was pronounced dead on arrival at Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) on Oct. 3. The patient was a 72-year-old female, unvaccinated, with underlying health conditions. She tested positive on Oct. 3.
The 206th fatality occurred at GRMC on Oct. 4. The patient was a 63-year-old male, unvaccinated, with underlying health conditions. He was a known Covid positive.
The 207th fatality occurred at GRMC on Sept. 17. The patient was an 82-year-old male, vaccinated, with underlying health conditions, and was a known Covid positive.
The DPHSS chief medical officer and territorial epidemiologist, in coordination with the acting chief medical examiner, have been conducting a review of all possible Covid-19-related deaths.
This coordinated review process has resulted in the classification of an additional death from last year as Covid-19-related, bringing Guam’s Covid-19-related fatality death count to 208.
The 208th fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) on Oct. 31. The patient was a 68-year-old female with underlying health conditions. The COVID-19 vaccine was not available at that time.