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Guam reports six Covid fatalities; Death toll rises to 328


By Pacific Island Times News Staff


Guam today reported six more Covid-19 related fatalities, raising the island's death toll to 328.


The 323rd fatality occurred at Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) on Feb. 23. The patient was a 74-year-old female, fully vaccinated with a booster, who had underlying health conditions and tested positive on February 11.


The 324th fatality was pronounced dead on arrival at GRMC on Feb. 23. The patient was a 63-year-old male, unvaccinated, who had underlying health conditions and tested positive on Feb. 10 and again on Feb. 22.


The 325th fatality occurred at GRMC on Feb. 23. The patient was an 88-year-old male, fully vaccinated without a booster, who had underlying health conditions and tested positive on Feb. 13.


The 326th fatality was pronounced dead on arrival at GRMC on Feb. 24. The patient was a 63-year-old female, fully vaccinated with a booster, who had underlying health conditions and tested positive on Feb. 22.


The 327th fatality was pronounced dead on arrival at Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) on Feb. 26. The patient was a 67-year-old female, fully vaccinated with a booster, who had underlying health conditions and tested positive on Feb. 20.


The 328th fatality was pronounced dead on arrival at GMH on Feb. 27. The patient was a 74-year-old male, fully vaccinated without a booster, who had underlying health conditions and tested positive on Feb. 22.


"Too many of our families have experienced loss and grief resulting from this deadly virus. To them, we extend our most heartfelt sympathies and prayers,” said Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero. “While we recognize the amazing progress we’ve made these past two years, we cannot let our guard down. Wear your mask, wash your hands, watch your distance and get vaccinated and boosted. Also, please keep a close watch on vulnerable loved ones. We have testing open for all and life saving treatments available.”