By Pacific Island Times News Staff
The Joint Information Center reported two more deaths, one fully vaccinated and one partially vaccinated, bringing Guam's Covid death toll of 214.
The 213th Covid-19 related fatality occurred at the U.S. Naval Hospital Guam on Oct. 8. The patient was a 50-year-old male, vaccinated, with underlying health conditions. He tested positive on Oct. 8.
The 214th fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital on Oct. 9. The patient was a 61-year-old male, partially vaccinated, with underlying health conditions. He was a known Covid-19 positive patient.
The Department of Public Health and Social Services reported 13 new cases of Covid-19 out of 137 tests performed on Oct. 10. Three cases were identified through contact tracing.
An additional 93 cases were also reported today as a result of complete analysis and case submissions from other clinics for preliminary Covid-19 test results reported Oct. 9 – 10. Official case counts for the past weekend results are as follows:
Oct. 9: 111 of 1,043 test positive for Covid-19 (51 cases previously reported). 27 cases were identified through contact tracing.
October 10: 94 of 966 test positive for Covid-19 (61 cases previously reported). 44 cases were identified through contact tracing.
To date, there have been a total of 16,276 officially reported cases, 214 deaths, 2,712 cases in active isolation, and 13,350 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 24.3.