The Joint Information Center reported Guam’s 171st Covid-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City at approximately 12:46 p.m. Wednesday.
The patient was a 65-year-old female, unvaccinated, with multiple underlying health conditions.
The Department of Public Health and Social Services reported 202 new cases of Covid-19 out of 1,567 tests performed on Sept. 14. Thirty cases were identified through contact tracing.
To date, there have been a total of 12,974 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 171 deaths, 2,161 cases in active isolation, and 10,642 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 38.2.
There are currently 73 hospital admissions, 13 in ICU and three on ventilators. Of those hospitalized, 42 are unvaccinated, 13 had unknown vaccination status, and one is ineligible.
“Our island continues to feel the effects of the pandemic, and another family’s world has been upended by this disease,” said Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero. “Josh, Jeff and I send our love and our deepest sympathies to her loved ones. As we join the island in mourning, we remind everyone tonight that we have the tools, the capability and the fortitude to control the upheaval before us, and bring about a safer future.”