- By Pacific Islands Times News Staff
Guam's public health emergency extended anew
Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero has extended the public health emergency declaration for another 30 days ending May 1.
The governor's office said Guam continues to be in Pandemic Condition of Readiness 3, which allows activities to operate under moderate restrictions.
While indoor dining remains at a 50-percent capacity limit, the maximum number of diners seated together will be raised to eight effective April 1, with a 6-feet distance between tables. Outdoor dining shall continue to be permitted with no more than 15 persons per table or per party.
Congregations, or “social gatherings” as meetings for common and singular purposes of more than one person where individuals are not members of a single household shall be limited to no more than 50 persons.
“Social gathering” and “congregation” are not intended to include meetings of businesses, organizations, or government agencies held for the purpose of carrying out official business of such entities.
Authorities warned that individuals and businesses who fail to comply with directives may be subject to fines and other penalties available under Guam law.
The spread of the Covid-19 continues to slow down with only one reported hospital admission.
new case of Covid-19 was identified out of 439 tests performed on Monday, March 29. To date, there have been a total of 7,805 officially reported cases with 134 deaths, 34 cases in active isolation, and 7,637, not in active isolation.
The government of Guam is targeting the reopening of tourism on May 1 provided 50 percent of the island's adult population are fully vaccinated. As of March 30, a total of 31,178 have received their complete shots.