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JIC RELEASE NO. 507 - DPHSS COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Monday, December 28 – Wednesday, December 30;DPHSS Issues Guidance Memo 2020-47

At the recommendation of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and in consultation with the Vaccine and Antiviral Prioritization Policy Committee (VAPPC), the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) will now include elderly adults ages 75 years and older in the Phase 1b priority group to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this population is at the highest risk for COVID-19-related hospitalization and death.

JIC RELEASE NO. 506 - Results: 19 of 469 Test Positive for COVID-19; Governor Leon Guerrero Signs Executive Order No. 2020-45

Results: 19 New Cases of COVID-19

Nineteen (19) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 469 tests performed on Tuesday, December 22, 2020. Twelve (12) cases were identified through contact tracing. Two (2) cases reported recent travel history and were identified in quarantine.

 

JIC RELEASE NO. 505 - 121st COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported; Results: 27 of 747 Test Positive for COVID-19; GFD Dispatcher Tests Positive for COVID-19; Exemption Request From Government Quarantine Must Be Made Online

121st COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported
The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 121st COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) on December 22, 2020 at approximately 11:16  a.m. The patient was a 66-year-old male with underlying conditions. He was admitted to GMH on December 3, 2020 and a known positive case. 

Statement on the Progress of the National COVID-19 Relief Package

Hagåtña, Guam - Governor Lou Leon Guerrero has issued the following statement on the progress of the national COVID-19 Relief Package:

“It has been more than six months since Congress passed the first stimulus package, and this nearly $900 billion coronavirus relief package could not have come at a better time. Our people, and people across the nation, have been impacted by COVID-19, and no one can deny that federal assistance is needed. 

JIC RELEASE NO. 504 - 120th COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported; Results: Nine of 597 Test Positive for COVID-19

120th COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported
The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 120th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) on December 20, 2020 at approximately 11:45 p.m. The patient was an 80-year-old male with underlying conditions. He was admitted to GMH on November 11, 2020 and tested positive that same day. 

JIC RELEASE NO. 503 - DPHSS Phase 1a Vaccination Continues Tuesday, December 22; Pfizer Clears Second Package of Vaccines from Second Shipment

DPHSS Phase 1a Vaccination Continues Tuesday, December 22
The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) will continue Phase 1a vaccinations on Tuesday, December 22 at Okkodo High School in Dededo, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.. The school cafeteria and gymnasium will be set up as a temporary vaccination clinic. The doses will be administered through closed points of dispensing (PODs).

JIC RELEASE NO. 502 - Second Shipment of Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccines Arrive;Results of 3-day Vaccination Clinics; VAPPC to Hold Second Meeting

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) has received its second shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines. The shipment of two boxes containing 3,900 doses each of the vaccine arrived Saturday, December 19 through a United Airlines flight, for a total of 7,800 doses. 

JIC RELEASE NO. 501 - Results: 4 of 143 Test Positive for COVID-19;DPHSS COVID-19 Community Mass Testing Resumes December 21; Food Commodities Distribution Continues

Results: Four New Cases of COVID-19
Four (4) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 143 tests performed on Saturday, December 19, 2020. 

To date, there have been a total of 7,202 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 119 deaths, 470 cases in active isolation and 6,613 not in active isolation.

 

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JIC RELEASE NO. 500 - DPHSS COVID-19 Community Mass Testing Resumes December 21; Food Commodities Distribution Continues

DPHSS COVID-19 Community Mass Testing Resumes December 21
On Monday, December 21, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) will resume COVID-19 community mass testing at the Micronesia Mall parking lot, adjacent to the Ross parking garage and the old carnival grounds in Tiyan, Barrigada: 

 

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JIC RELEASE NO. 499 - Results: 5 of 145 Test Positive for COVID-19;Governor Leon Guerrero Signs Executive Order No. 2020-44;DPHSS Issues Guidance Memo 2020-46

Results: 5 New Cases of COVID-19
Five (5) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 145 tests performed on Friday, December 18, 2020. 

To date, there have been a total of 7,198 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 119 deaths, 466 cases in active isolation and 6,613 not in active isolation.

 

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