Guam reports 316th death
By Pacific Island Times News Staff
A 57-year-old woman, who was fully vaccinated without a booster shot, was recorded today as Guam's 316th Covid-19-related fatality. She died at the Health Services of the Pacific clinic on Feb. 8. She had underlying health conditions and tested positive on Jan. 31.
“Loss and tragedy fall on our island once again. Jeff, Josh and I send our thoughts and prayers to her and her loved ones,” said Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero. “We cannot do this alone, and we continue to plead with the community to practice caution in reducing your risk of exposure to this deadly virus, heed the warning signs, and seek immediate treatment for you and your loved ones who are ill. ”
Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services reported 444 new cases of Covid-19 from 1,954 specimens analyzed on Feb. 17. Fifty-three of the cases reported today are through the Department of Defense.
To date, there have been a total of 42,224 officially reported cases, 316 deaths, 4,853 cases in active isolation, and 37,055 not in active isolation.
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