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E.g., 01/27/2021
E.g., 01/27/2021

JIC RELEASE NO. 550 - Results: 12 of 570 Test Positive for COVID-19; VAPPC Approves Vaccinations for Childcare Center Workers & Hospital Discharge Patients; DPHSS COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Schedule for the Week of January 27 – 30; School-Based Employees

Twelve (12) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 570 tests performed Monday, January 25. Six (6) cases reported recent travel history and were identified in quarantine. 
   

Earthquake Recorded

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.6 that struck about 57 miles north northwest of Asan- Maina, Guam, with a depth of 194.8 km, at 9:46 a.m. (ChST).
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 549 - 129th COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported;Results: Seven of 848 Test Positive for COVID-19;COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Schedule for the Week of January 26 – 30;COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for School-Based Employees Continues at GRMC J

The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 129th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) on January 25, 2021 at approximately 2:07 a.m. The patient was a 50-year-old male with underlying health conditions. He was admitted to GMH on December 22, 2020 and was a known positive case. 
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 544 - VAPPC Expands Eligibility Criteria for Vaccines;School-Based Staff to be Vaccinated Starting Saturday; COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Schedule for January 23

During its last meeting on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, the Vaccine and Antiviral Prioritization Policy Committee (VAPPC) approved the expansion of the Phase 1b category to include public and private school-based staff and school bus drivers, and Guam-based flight crew.

   

JIC RELEASE NO. 543 - Results: 7 of 644 Test Positive for COVID-19;SNAP Supplemental Emergency Allotment Issuances for January 2021; Food Commodities Distribution Through Village Mayors Continues;COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Schedule for January 22 and 23

Seven (7) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 644 tests performed on Wednesday, January 20. Seven (7) cases reported recent travel and were identified in quarantine.
   

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