Guam's community level: moderate; latest tests yield single-digit result
By Pacific Island Times News Staff
Guam’s Covid-19 community level is moderate, the governor's office announced today.
The adjusted risk level is based on the latest available data of new Covid-19 admissions per 100,000 population (seven-day total), percent of staffed inpatient beds occupied by Covid-19 patients, and new cases per 100,000 population (7-day total).
As of March 27, Guam has 18 hospital admissions.
Guam’s community level utilizes the same methodology as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Community Levels.
The Department of Public Health and Social Services reported a preliminary case count of two new cases of Cobid-19 v from 70 specimens analyzed on March 26.
Additional results from other clinics will be reported on Monday,.
To date, there have been a total of 47,080 officially reported cases, 340 deaths, 1,007 cases in active isolation, and 45,733 not in active isolation.
As of March 24, a total of 135,841 of Guam’s eligible population (residents 5 years and older) is fully vaccinated. The total includes 13,800 residents 12 – 17 years old. 7,716 residents 5 – 11 years old received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech two-dose series. 6,018 residents 5 – 11 years old have completed their two-dose series. A total of 56,769 booster shots have been administered to eligible residents since Sept. 29, 2021.