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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month




GHS/OCD and MRFC Recommend Strengthened Cybersecurity for Organizations

In light of the Russian incursion into Ukraine and informed by the Mariana Regional Fusion Center (MRFC), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) counterparts and other key partners, the Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) recommends organizations in Guam consider strengthening their cybersecurity postures to mitigate possible cyber-attacks.

JIC RELEASE NO. 979 - 331st COVID-19-related Fatality Reported; COVID-19 Test Results: 169 New Cases, 33 Hospitalized; Gov. Leon Guerrero Signs Executive Order 2022-05; Food Commodities Distribution Continues

331st COVID-19-related Fatality Reported 

Today, the Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 331st COVID-19-related fatality was pronounced dead on arrival at the Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) on March 2, 2022. The patient was a 65-year-old female, fully vaccinated with a booster, with underlying health conditions who tested positive on March 2.

JIC RELEASE NO. 978 - COVID-19 Test Results: 226 New Cases, 27 Hospitalized; UOG Vaccination Clinic Closed, Moves to GCC Starting March 4; GovGuam Isolation Facility Closed, Alternative Lodging Facility Opened; Food Commodities Distribution Continues Marc

27 Hospitalized for COVID-19

CENSUS as of 5 p.m.





COVID-19 Admission



Earthquake Recorded

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 that struck 128 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam, with a depth of 10.0 km, at 9:54 a.m. (ChST). 

There were no reports made to Guam 911 dispatch of damages or injuries from the earthquake and there was no tsunami threat to the Marianas. 

JIC RELEASE NO. 977 - Two COVID-19-related Fatalities Reported; COVID-19 Test Results: 273 New Cases, 32 Hospitalized; 10 Cases with Variants of Concern Identified; GovGuam to Close Isolation Facility and Open an Alternative Lodging Facility Food Commodit

Two COVID-19-related Fatalities Reported 

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) Chief Medical Officer and Territorial Epidemiologist, in coordination with the Acting Chief Medical Examiner, have been conducting a review of all possible COVID-19-related deaths. This coordinated review process has resulted in the classification of one death reported from 2021 as COVID-19-related and has brought Guam’s current COVID-19-related death count to 330. The two (2) COVID-19-related fatalities follow:

JIC RELEASE NO. 976 - Six COVID-19-related Fatalities Reported from February 23-27; Cumulative COVID-19 Test Results: 229 New Cases, 33 Hospitalized; Food Commodities Distribution Continues March 3

Six COVID-19-related Fatalities Reported from February 23-27

Today, the Joint Information Center was notified of six (6) COVID-19-related fatalities:

  • The 323rd COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) on February 23, 2022. The patient was a 74-year-old female, fully vaccinated with a booster, who had underlying health conditions and tested positive on February 11.