Guam's Covid death toll rises to 285; DPHSS reports 817 new infections

Updated: Jan 31




By Pacific Island Times News Staff


A 45-year-old man, who was vaccinated and with unknown underlying health conditions, was pronounced dead on arrival at Guam Regional Medical City on Jan. 26. He tested positive on the same day.


“Governor Lou, First Gentleman Jeff, and I send our thoughts of comfort and condolence to the grieving family,” said acting Governor Josh Tenorio. “Passings such as these remind us just how deep we remain in the clenches of this pandemic and how important it is to not let our guard down.”


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Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services reported 817 new cases of Covid-19 from 2,173 specimens analyzed on Jan. 27. 94 of the cases reported today are through the Department of Defense.


Hospitalizations have increased to 37.


To date, there have been a total of 31,038 officially reported cases, 285 deaths, 7,384 cases in active isolation, and 23,369 not in active isolation.




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