Guam reports 307th Covid death, 70 hospitalizations, 6 omicron variant
By Pacific Island Times News Staff
A 78-year-old man was pronounced dead on arrival at U.S. Naval Hospital on Feb. 11. The patient was vaccinated and had underlying health conditions. He tested positive on the same day he died. He was Guam's 307th Covid-19 related fatality.
The Department of Public Health and Social Services reported a total of 985 new Covid-19 cases out of a total of 2,875 tests from Feb. 12 to 14.
To date, there have been a total of 40,280 officially reported cases, 307 deaths, 5,173 cases in active isolation, and 34,800 not in active isolation.
DPHSS also reported 61 new results from virus samples on Monday collected on Guam between Jan. 2 and 10, which have undergone genome sequencing by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
DPHSS received the fourteenth set of results from the CDC. Of the 61 samples, 60 were identified as the omicron Variant of concern, while one was identified as the delta variant.