Guam records 138th Covid death, 12 new positive cases




The Joint Information Center reported Guam’s 138th Covid-19-related fatality, which occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) at approximately 11:17 a.m. Wednesday. The patient was a 54-year-old male with underlying health conditions. He was admitted to GRMC on April 29 and tested positive upon admission.

"Our island mourns another loss to this deadly virus. To those who knew him, Jeff, Josh, and I offer our deepest condolences and sympathies. May you find comfort in the outpouring of love and support from those around you," said Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero. "Though we grieve, we must not grieve as others with no hope. We have the tools to prevent any more loss of life and call upon the community to do what is necessary to prevent any more days of sadness."

Twelve new cases of Covid-19 were identified out of 508 tests performed Tuesday, May 4. Four cases were identified through contact tracing. To date, there have been a total of 8,016 officially reported cases of Covid-19 with 138 deaths, 99 cases in active isolation, and 7,779 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 1.1.