Guam records 140th Covid death, 16 new positive cases out of 1,012 tests



The Joint Information Center reported Guam’s 140th Covid-19-related fatality, which occurred at the U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) at approximately 3:04 p.m. on Sunday, June 27. The patient was a 75-year-old man with underlying health conditions. He was unvaccinated. He was admitted to USNH on June 21 and tested positive upon admission.


“Today we are reminded that although our island has made great strides to combat Covid-19, this virus remains a threat to our community. To those who loved him, Jeff, Josh, and I offer our deepest condolences and sympathies,” said Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero. “We still have so much work to do to further lower our risk. For those who have yet to get vaccinated, please do so--not just for yourself, but to protect those around you.”


Sixteen new cases of Covid-19 were identified out of 1,012 tests performed June 25 through 27. Three cases were identified through contact tracing. Two cases reported recent travel.


To date, there have been a total of 8,344 officially reported cases of Coviod-19 with 140 deaths, 82 cases in active isolation, and 8,122 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 1.2.