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JIC RELEASE NO. 727 - 143rd COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported; One of 650 Test Positive for COVID-19; UPDATED: COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Schedule; UOG Fieldhouse Vaccination Clinic to Close July 31

The Joint Information Center (JIC) was notified that Guam’s 143rd COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City at approximately 9:11 p.m. on Sunday, July 18, 2021. The patient was a 75-year-old female, vaccinated, with underlying health conditions. She tested positive on July 7, 2021. 
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 726 - COVID-19 Vaccination Data Update; Four of 290 Test Positive for COVID-19; UPDATED: COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Schedule; SNAP Supplemental Emergency Allotment (EA) Issuances for July 2021

“As Guam continues its goal of attaining 80% ‘herd immunity’ of its adult population to COVID-19, data indicates that certain ethnic groups must stand and be counted in the fight against COVID-19. Data also shows that unvaccinated individuals are at the greatest risk of spreading COVID-19, severe illness, and death,” said Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) Director Art San Agustin. 
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 725 - Two of 479 Test Positive for COVID-19; UPDATED: COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Schedule; Food Commodities Distribution Schedule

Two (2) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 479 tests performed on July 14. To date, there have been a total of 8,473 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 142 deaths, 109 cases in active isolation, and 8,222 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 0.8. 
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 724 - Four of 597 Test Positive for COVID-19; UPDATED: COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Schedule; Food Commodities Distribution Schedule

Four (4) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 597 tests performed on July 13. Two (2) cases were identified through contact tracing. One (1) case reported recent travel history and was identified in quarantine. To date, there have been a total of 8,471 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 142 deaths, 117 cases in active isolation, and 8,212 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 1.1. 
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 723 - 142nd COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported; Thirteen of 539 Test Positive for COVID-19; Four GDOE Students Positive for COVID-19; COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Schedule; Food Commodities Distribution Schedule

The Joint Information Center (JIC) was notified that Guam’s 142nd COVID-19-related fatality was pronounced dead on arrival at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) at approximately 10:48 a.m. on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. The patient was a 75-year-old male, unvaccinated, with underlying health conditions. He tested positive on July 13, 2021. 
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 722 - Twenty-three of 606 Test Positive for COVID-19; COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Schedule; Food Commodities Distribution Continues

Twenty-three (23) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 606 tests performed July 9 – 11. Twelve (12) cases were identified through contact tracing. One (1) case reported recent travel history and was identified in quarantine. To date, there have been a total of 8,454 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 141 deaths, 101 cases in active isolation, and 8,212 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 1.2. 
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 721 - Eight of 291 Test Positive for COVID-19; GDOE Student Tests Positive for COVID-19; Homebound Requests for COVID-19 Vaccinations; COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Schedule; Food Commodities Distribution Continues

Eight (8) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 291 tests performed on July 8. Seven (7) cases were identified through contact tracing. To date, there have been a total of 8,431 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 141 deaths, 100 cases in active isolation, and 8,190 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 0.8. 
   

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