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E.g., 10/18/2021
E.g., 10/18/2021

JIC RELEASE NO. 788 - 171st COVID-19-related Fatality Reported; COVID-19 Hospital Census: 73; COVID-19 Test Results: 202 New Cases; Clarification on FEMA Team Deployment; Additional Updates

The Joint Information Center (JIC) was notified that Guam’s 171st COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City at approximately 12:46 p.m. today. The patient was a 65-year-old female, unvaccinated, with multiple underlying health conditions.
   

No Immediate Threat Assessed from Reported North Korea Missile Launch

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in conjunction with the Mariana Regional Fusion Center (MRFC), federal and military partners, continue to monitor events surrounding the region including reports of the recent launch of an unidentified projectile off the east coast of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) today.
 
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 782 - 155th COVID-19-related Fatality Reported; COVID-19 Hospital Census: 76; COVID-19 Test Results: 215 New Cases; Isolation Clearance Letters Available for Pick Up; COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Schedule; Additional Updates

The Joint Information Center (JIC) was notified that Guam’s 155th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital at approximately 8:03 p.m. on September 8, 2021. The patient was a 54-year-old male, vaccinated, with multiple underlying health conditions, who tested positive upon arrival. 
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 781 - 154th COVID-19-related Fatality Reported; COVID-19 Hospital Census: 75; COVID-19 Test Results: 325 New Cases; Isolation Clearance Letters Available for Pick Up; COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Schedule; SNAP Supplemental Emergency A

The Joint Information Center (JIC) was notified that Guam’s 154th COVID-19-related fatality was pronounced dead on arrival at the Guam Memorial Hospital on September 7, 2021. The patient was a John Doe, who tested positive upon arrival without any verifiable record of COVID-19 vaccination. 
   

Thunderstorm Advisory in Effect

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a thunderstorm advisory, in effect for the Guam International Airport until 4:30 p.m. Thunderstorms are possible or occurring within 20 nautical miles of the airport.
   

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