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JIC RELEASE NO. 490 - 118th COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported;Results: 16 of 692 Test Positive for COVID-19;Food Commodities Distribution Through Village Mayors Continues

The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 118th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) at approximately 2:49 p.m. today. The patient was a 69-year-old female with underlying conditions that were further compounded by COVID-19. She was admitted to GMH on October 19, 2020 and was a known positive case. 
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 489 - Two COVID-19-Related Fatalities Reported; Results: 11 of 396 Test Positive for COVID-19;DPHSS COVID-19 Community Mass Testing Continues Tomorrow

The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 116th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at approximately 12:15 p.m. on November 19, 2020. The patient was a 85-year-old female with underlying conditions and expired at home in hospice care. She was a known COVID-19 case and was previously admitted to the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH). The patient’s death certificate was recently amended resulting in late reporting. 
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 487 - One Talofofo Mayor’s Office Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19;Food Commodities Distribution Through Village Mayors Continues

The Talofofo Mayor’s Office was notified that an employee was tested positive for COVID-19. The office will be closed today so that deep cleaning and disinfecting services can take place. The office will resume normal business operations on Monday, December 14, 2020. 
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 485 - Two COVID-19 Related Fatalities Reported; Results: 13 New Cases of COVID-19;DPHSS COVID-19 Community Mass Testing Starts Tomorrow;One GDOE Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 114th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) at approximately 10:38 a.m. on December 7, 2020. The patient was a 60-year-old male with underlying conditions that were further compounded by COVID-19. He was admitted to GMH on October 1, 2020 and tested positive upon admission. 
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 484 - DPHSS COVID-19 Community Mass Testing Resumes Friday

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) will resume COVID-19 community mass testing on Friday, December 11, 2020. DPHSS, in collaboration with the Office of the Governor, Judiciary of Guam, Mayors’ Council of Guam, Guam National Guard, Department of Public Works, Guam Police Department, Micronesia Mall Management, Guam Premier Outlet Management, and other Government of Guam and Federal Agencies, will hold community testing at no cost to the people of Guam.
   

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