Guam reports 299th death; 844 new infections
By Pacific Island Times News Staff
An 83-year-old man was pronounced dead on arrival at Guam Memorial Hospital on Feb. 7, becoming Guam's 299th Covid-19 related death. He was partially vaccinated and tested positive on the same day he died.
“The heart of our community breaks again for another family in mourning tonight,” said Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero.
“We continue to endure the anguish brought on by this dangerous virus, and we pray for peace and comfort for those who have sustained the gravest of hardships throughout the pandemic. Josh and I urge everyone to remain steadfast in your mitigative efforts to reduce your risk of exposure and to seek treatment immediately if you are sick," she added.
The Department of Public Health and Social Services reported 844 new cases of Covid-19 from 1,990 specimens analyzed on Feb. 7. 113 of the cases reported today are through the Department of Defense. To date, there have been a total of 37,456 officially reported cases, 299 deaths, 5,892 cases in active isolation, and 31,265 not in active isolation.