Updated: Jan 18
The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 127th Covid-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) on Jan. 17 at approximately 5:50 a.m.
The patient was a 59-year-old male with underlying health conditions. He was admitted to GRMC on Jan. 14 and was a known positive case.
“We are taught every tear will be wiped and those who mourn will be comforted. Though his loss leaves a great pain, his memory will live on in those who loved him. Jeff, Lt. Governor Josh, and I send his family and friends our condolences and sympathies. And let us all remember to remain vigilant against this faceless enemy,” said Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero.
Three new cases of Covid-19 were identified out of 358 tests performed on Saturday, Jan. 16.
To date, there have been a total of 7,484 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 127 deaths, 137 cases in active isolation and 7,220 not in active isolation.