Two more Covid deaths reported
By Pacific Island Times News Staff
The Joint Information Center reported two more Covid-19 related fatalities, raising Guam's death toll to 249.
The 248th case was pronounced dead on arrival at the Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) n Nov. 6. The patient was female, age unknown, with unknown vaccination status and unknown underlying health conditions. She tested positive on Nov. 6.
The 249th Covid-19-related fatality was pronounced dead on arrival at the Guam Memorial Hospital on Nov. 6. The patient was a 56-year-old female, unvaccinated with unknown underlying health conditions. She tested positive on Nov. 6.
A Covid-19 positive patient whose death was reported as a Covid-19-related fatality on Nov. 5was subsequently found not to be the result of Covid-19. The Department of Public Health and Social Service (DPHSS) Office of Epidemiology and Research has revised the Covid-19-related fatality count to 249.
The number of hospitalizations has gone down to 40, with two pediatric cases, six in ICU and five on ventilators.
DPHSS reported five new cases of Covid-19 out of 166 tests performed on Nov.7. One (1) case was identified through contact tracing.
An additional 44 cases were also reported today as a result of complete analysis and case submissions from other clinics for preliminary COVID-19 test results reported Nov. 6 – 7. Official case counts for the past weekend results are as follows:
Nov. 6: 69 of 1,316 test positive (38 cases previously reported). 28 cases were identified through contact tracing.
Nov. 7: 28 of 588 test positive (15 cases previously reported). 9 cases were identified through contact tracing.
To date, there have been a total of 18,688 officially reported cases, 249 deaths, 2,636 cases in active isolation, and 15,803 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 7.2.