Guam reports two Covid deaths; 11 of 396 test positive
Guam’s 117th Covid-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital at approximately 2:15 p.m. Saturday. The patient was a 65-year-old female with underlying conditions that were further compounded by Covid-19. She was admitted to GMH on November 18, 2020 and was a known positive case.
The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 116th Covid-19-related fatality occurred at approximately 12:15 p.m. on Nov. 19. The patient was a 85-year-old female with underlying conditions and expired at home in hospice care. She was a known Covid-19 case and was previously admitted at GMH. The patient’s death certificate was recently amended resulting in late reporting.
“Today, we mourn the loss of two more souls to this virus. Jeff, Lt. Governor Josh, and I express our deepest condolences and sympathies to those who loved them,” said Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero. “To the people of Guam, we must remember that this pandemic is far from over. Our actions are just as important now as they were before. Let us not ring in the holiday season with anymore sadness. Wear your mask, watch your distance, and wash your hands.”
JIC also reported 11 new cases of Covid-19 that were identified out of 396 tests performed on Friday, Dec. 11. To date, there have been a total of 7,090 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 117 deaths, 560 cases in active isolation and 6,413 not in active