By Pacific Island Times News Staff
The Joint Information Center reported six additional Covid-19-related fatalities, including two previously unreported Covid-19-related deaths from September and October.
The 250th fatality occurred at Guam Regional Medical City on Sept. 11. The patient was a 92-year-old female, unvaccinated with underlying health conditions, and was a known positive case.
The 251st fatality occurred at GRMC on Oct. 24. The patient was a 70-year-old male, unvaccinated with underlying health conditions. He tested positive on Oct. 10.
The 252nd fatality occurred at the U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) on Nov. 5. The patient was a 72-year-old male, unvaccinated with underlying health conditions. He tested positive on Nov. 1.
The 253rd fatality occurred at the GRMC on Nov. 8. The patient was an 81-year-old female, fully vaccinated with underlying health conditions. She tested positive on Oct. 30.
The 254th fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) on Nov. 8. The patient was a 72-year-old male, fully vaccinated with underlying health conditions. He tested positive on Oct. 29.
The 255th fatality occurred at GMH on Nov. 9. The patient was a 74-year-old female, unvaccinated with underlying health conditions. She tested positive on Nov. 9.
“Josh, Jeff, and I are deeply saddened with each report of losses from our community,” said Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero. “We grieve with the island and pray the memories of them to bring solace in these difficult times. Even though we remain in the clutches of the Covid-19 virus, our efforts will not waver. The basic mitigation measures including wearing your mask, washing your hands, watching your distance, and getting vaccinated remain the greatest defenses in this fight.”
Hospitalizations continue a downward trend, with 38 admissions, including two pediatric cases, sic in ICU and four on ventilators.
Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported 64 new cases of Covid-19 out of 924 tests performed on November 8. 34 cases were identified through contact tracing.
To date, there have been a total of 18,752 officially reported cases, 255 deaths, 2,692 cases in active isolation, and 15,805 not in active isolation. The CAR score is 6.7.
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