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Teenager dies of Covid; Guam reports 26 hospital admissions

By Pacific Island Times News Staff

A 14-year-old boy was pronounced dead on arrival at the U.S. Naval Hospital Guam on July 13, raising Guam's death toll to 377.

According to the Joint Information Center, the patient was fully vaccinated without a booster, with underlying health conditions. He tested positive on the same day he died.

Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services reported 150 new cases of Covid-19 from 1,086 specimens collected July 19. Twenty-four of the cases reported today are through the Department of Defense.

The number of hospital admissions has increased to 26 from 22 on Tuesday.

To date, there have been a total of 54,163 officially reported Covid cases on Guam.

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