By Pacific Island Times News Staff
One new Covid case reported; Moderna vaccine shipment arrives
One new case of COVID-19 was identified out of 217 tests performed on Friday, May 21. To date, there have been a total of 8,132 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 139 deaths, 99 cases in active isolation, and 7,894 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 0.8.
On Friday, May 21, the Department of Public Health and Social Services received its shipment of Moderna Covid-19 vaccines. A total of 10,500 doses were received in good condition as part of Guam’s May allocation.
On Saturday, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed one case in which an individual tested positive for Covid-19. The individual has been identified as an employee at Tamuning Elementary School.
GDOE, in collaboration with DPHSS, is conducting contact tracing to identify and notify individuals who were in close contact with this individual. These individuals will be placed in quarantine and/or isolation until they are cleared by DPHSS. Areas of the school campus have been cleaned and disinfected. Regular hours of operation will continue on Monday, May 24.