Guam's coronavirus death toll has risen to 170, including the two latest fatalities on Monday. One of the deceased was fully vaccinated.
A 52-year-old man, with unknown vaccination records and unknown underlying health conditions, was pronounced dead on arrival at Guam Memorial Hospital. He tested positive on Sept. 13.
The 170th Covid-19-related fatality occurred at Guam Regional Medical City. The patient was an 84-year-old male, fully vaccinated, with underlying health conditions who was a known positive case.
The Department of Public Health and Social Services reported 219 new cases of Covid-19 out of 1,720 tests performed on Sept. 13. Eighteen cases were identified through contact tracing.
To date, there have been a total of 12,772 officially reported cases of Covid-19 with 170 deaths, 2,014 cases in active isolation, and 10,588 not in active isolation. The Covid Area Risk score is 43.9.
There are 71 Covid-patients currently confined at GMH, GRMC and U.S. Naval Hospital. Of this number, 15 are in the intensive care units-- six in GMH, six in GRMC and three in USNH.
Look for emergency warning signs for Covid-19 and seek emergency medical care immediately or call 911 if you are experiencing any of the following warning signs of Covid-19:
Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
Inability to wake or stay awake
Bluish lips or face
Individuals who are sick are advised to:
Stay home, except to seek medical care. Call ahead before visiting the clinic/doctor.
Monitor for symptoms of Covid-19 including fever, cough, and shortness of breath, fatigue, body aches, headaches, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion, nausea and/or diarrhea.
Get tested if you have symptoms of Covic-19. While waiting for test results, you should stay away from others, including staying apart from those living in your household.