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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month




JIC RELEASE NO. 369 - Forty-seventh COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported; Cumulative Results: 53 Test Positive for COVID-19; Profiles of Confirmed Cases;Governor Signs Executive Order 2020-35

COVID-19 test results are reported from multiple labs at varying times of the day. The Joint Information Center will report cumulative COVID-19 test results once a day, unless unavailable. 

JIC RELEASE NO. 368 - Food Commodities Distribution Through Village Mayors Continues;Older Adults, People with Serious Chronic Medical Conditions are Most at Risk for Serious Complications and Death Due to SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19

For information on COVID-19 cases, visit the COVID-19 Dashboard and Situation Report at http://dphss.guam.gov/covid-19/. The COVID-19 Dashboard is updated on business days.

JIC RELEASE NO. 367 - Three COVID-19-Related Fatalities Reported; Cumulative Results: 37 Test Positive for COVID-19; Profiles of Confirmed Cases; One GDOE Contractual Worker Tests Positive for COVID-19

The Joint Information Center was notified of three additional COVID-19-related fatalities.

The forty-fourth fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) at approximately 9:15 a.m. The patient was a 58-year-old female who tested positive for COVID-19 upon admission to GMH on September 2, 2020. She had underlying health conditions that were compounded by COVID-19.

GHS/OCD, JRM, NBG, and AAFB to Conduct Routine Testing of Advanced Warning Systems

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), Joint Region Marianas (JRM), U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG), and Andersen Air Force Base (AAFB) will conduct routine testing of the vital communication and advance warning system sirens, respectively, on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, starting at 3:15 p.m.

GHS/OCD will test the nineteen (19) All Hazards Alert Warning System (AHAWS) sirens in conjunction with JRM, NBG, and AAFB monthly routine testing of the “Giant Voice (GV)” sirens.

Thunderstorm Advisory in Effect

The National Weather Service (NWS), Weather Forecast Office Guam issued a thunderstorm advisory, in effect for the Guam International Airport Authority until 6 p.m. this evening. Thunderstorms are possible or occurring within 20 nautical miles of the airport.

Be alert and take precautions as required. Seek shelter if lightning is seen or thunder is heard.

Visit the following links for the latest information:

Tropical Depression Newly Forms Northeast of the Marianas

The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office monitors newly formed Tropical Depression 15W northeast of the Marianas.

As of 6 a.m., the tropical depression was centered near 20.5 degrees north latitude and 159.1 degrees east longitude, about 940 miles north of Pohnpei and 1065 miles east-northeast of Guam. It is moving northwest at 13 mph with maximum sustained winds of 30 mph.

JIC RELEASE NO. 365 - Forty-third COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported; GBHWC Crisis Hotline Available 24/7

The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s forty-third COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) at approximately 8:57 p.m. The patient was a 53-year-old male with underlying health conditions that were compounded by COVID-19. He was admitted to GMH on August 30 after testing positive at Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC).