The U.S. Naval Hospital reported four Covid-19 related fatalities that occurred on Sept. 8, bringing Guam's coronavirus death toll to 159.
According to the Joint Information Center, the vaccination status of the four deceased patients was unknown at this time.
The fatalities include:
A 64-year-old female with unknown vaccination status and unknown underlying health conditions was pronounced dead on arrival.
A 57-year-old male with unknown vaccination status and unknown underlying health conditions.
A female adult, age unspecified, with unknown vaccination status and unknown underlying health conditions, was pronounced dead on arrival.
A male adult, age unspecified, with unknown vaccination status and unknown underlying health conditions, was pronounced dead on arrival
The deceased have been transferred to the chief medical examiner’s office. Additional information about their cases will be provided once it is available from the CME.
“Tonight, we are saddened by losing more brothers and sisters from our island community,” said Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero. “As Josh, Jeff, and I join the island in mourning, we must be reminded to take even the smallest of precautions to safeguard ourselves and all those we cherish, and we must all take these precautions together.”
Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services reported 193 new cases of Covid-19 out of 2,444 tests performed on Sept. 9.
Sixty cases were identified through contact tracing. To date, there have been a total of 12,227 officially reported cases with 159 deaths, 2,624 cases in active isolation, and 9,445 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 39.2.
A total of 76 patients are admitted to the Guam Memorial Hospital, Guam Regional Medical City, and U.S. Naval Hospital Guam. Of this number, 41 are unvaccinated.