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JIC RELEASE NO. 667 - Six COVID-19 Cases with Variants of Concern Identified on Guam;Community Reminded to Practice Caution

Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) received an additional set of results from virus samples collected on Guam which have undergone genome sequencing by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Virus samples were collected between March 2021 and April 2021. To date, a total of 86 SARS-CoV-2 virus samples have been submitted to the CDC for genome sequencing. 

JIC RELEASE NO. 665 - One of 360 Tests Positive for COVID-19;GDOE and DPHSS Host “Vaccinate Before You Graduate” COVID-19 Clinic;UPDATED: Vaccination and Testing Schedule; Food Commodities Distribution Continues

Results: One New Case of COVID-19
One (1) new case of COVID-19 was identified out of 360 tests performed on Monday, May 10. One (1) case reported recent travel history and was identified in quarantine. To date, there have been a total of 8,044 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 139 deaths, 88 cases in active isolation, and 7,817 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 0.8.

JIC RELEASE NO. 664 - Seven of 525 Test Positive for COVID-19;UPDATED: Food Commodities Distribution Continues;DPHSS Reminds Community to Safeguard COVID-19 Vaccination Card

Results: Seven New Cases of COVID-19
Seven (7) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 525 tests performed by the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) on Sunday, May 9, and from tests run by other labs between Friday, May 7 to Sunday, May 9. Two (2) cases reported recent travel history and were identified in quarantine. Two (2) cases were identified through contact tracing.

JIC RELEASE NO. 663 - COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing and Vaccination at Old Carnival Grounds, Tiyan on May 11; COVID-19 Vaccination Verification Available by Request

A COVID-19 drive-thru testing and drive-thru vaccination clinic is scheduled for Tuesday, May 11 at the old carnival grounds in Tiyan, Barrigada from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. COVID-19 testing will be performed by the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS). COVID-19 vaccinations will be administered by the Guam National Guard.  


For COVID-19 testing:

JIC RELEASE NO. 662 - Two of 166 Test Positive for COVID-19; Vaccination and Testing Schedule;Food Commodities Distribution Continues

Results: Two New Cases of COVID-19
Two (2) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 166 tests performed Saturday, May 8. To date, there have been a total of 8,036 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 139 deaths, 108 cases in active isolation, and 7,789 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 1.0.


COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule
COVID-19 vaccination clinics continue at the locations and times below. Please bring a photo ID. Those due for their second dose are reminded to bring their COVID-19 immunization card.

JIC RELEASE NO. 661 - Eleven of 327 Test Positive for COVID-19; Moderna Shipment Arrives; DPHSS Issues Guidance Memo 2021-14 Amendment #1; UPDATED COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Schedule; Food Commodities Distribution Continues

Results: Eleven New Cases of COVID-19
Eleven (11) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 327 tests performed Friday, May 7. To date, there have been a total of 8,034 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 139 deaths, 106 cases in active isolation, and 7,789 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 1.0.

JIC RELEASE NO. 660 - Three of 450 Test Positive for COVID-19; Pfizer-BioNTech Shipment Arrives; UPDATED COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Schedule; Food Commodities Distribution Continues

Results: 3 New Cases of COVID-19
Three (3) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 450 tests performed Thursday, May 6. One (1) case reported recent travel history and were identified in quarantine. To date, there have been a total of 8,023 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 139 deaths, 95 cases in active isolation, and 7,789 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 1.0.

NWS Advisories in Effect for the Marianas; Hazardous Seas Remain

The National Weather Service (NWS), Weather Forecast Office Guam has the following advisories in effect:

small craft advisory is now in effect for the coastal waters of Guam, Rota, Tinian, and Saipan, until 6 a.m. Saturday. East winds of 20 knots with frequent gusts up to 25 knots are expected making conditions hazardous to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels, should avoid boating in hazardous conditions.

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