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Guam logs 384th Covid death, 28 hospital admissions

Updated: Aug 10, 2022

By Pacific Island Times News Staff

The Department of Public Health and Social Services on Tuesday reported 109 new cases of Covid-19 from 1,401 specimens collected on Aug. 8.

Nineteen of the cases reported today are through the Department of Defense.

To date, there have been a total of 56,226 officially reported cases, 384 deaths, 1,210 cases in active isolation, and 54,632 not in active isolation.

The Joint Information Center reported Guam’s 384th Covid-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City on Aug. 5.

The patient was an 80-year-old female, fully vaccinated without a booster, with underlying health conditions, who tested positive on Aug. 4.

The health department also reported 28 hospital admissions.

The department announced that Bebtelovimab, a monoclonal antibody (mAb) for the treatment of mild-to-moderate Covid-19 in adults and pediatric patients (12 years of age and older weighing at least 40 kilograms) is available at the DPHSS mAb treatment center at the Paseo Stadium in Hagåtña from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and closes for lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

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