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JIC RELEASE NO. 1121 - COVID-19 Test Results: 77 New Cases, 17 Hospitalized; Additional COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Test Results: 77 New Cases Reported

Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported 77 new cases of COVID-19 from 1,308 specimens collected August 25, 2022. Three (3) of the cases reported today are through the Department of Defense. To date, there have been a total of 57,676 officially reported cases, 389 deaths, 446 cases in active isolation, and 56,841 not in active isolation.

 

17 Hospitalized for COVID-19

Flood Advisory in Effect; Practice Caution on the Roadways

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a flood advisory for Guam, in effect until 12:15 p.m. Urban and small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall is occurring. Between 0.5 and 1.5 inches of rain has already fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches is expected. 

Through 12 p.m., a series of westward-moving heavy showers and a few thunderstorms will produce periods of brief downpours over Guam and nearby coastal waters. Some of these showers and thunderstorms could be accompanied by lightning and wind gusts to 25 mph.

JIC RELEASE NO. 1120 - COVID-19 Test Results: 63 New Cases, 21 Hospitalized; Additional COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Test Results: 63 New Cases Reported

Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported 63 new cases of COVID-19 from 1,171 specimens collected August 24, 2022. Five (5) of the cases reported today are through the Department of Defense. To date, there have been a total of 57,599 officially reported cases, 389 deaths, 425 cases in active isolation, and 56,785 not in active isolation.

 

21 Hospitalized for COVID-19

JIC RELEASE NO. 1119 - COVID-19 Test Results: 95 New Cases, 22 Hospitalized; Additional COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Test Results: 95 New Cases Reported

Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported 95 new cases of COVID-19 from 1,716 specimens collected August 23, 2022. Eleven (11) of the cases reported today are through the Department of Defense. To date, there have been a total of 57,536 officially reported cases, 389 deaths, 434 cases in active isolation, and 56,713 not in active isolation.

 

22 Hospitalized for COVID-19

Press Release - Flood Advisory Remains in Effect; Avoid Flooded Roads

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office extended the flood advisory for Guam, in effect until 3:45 p.m. Urban and small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall is occurring. Up to 0.5 and 1.5 inches of rain has already fallen. Additional rainfall of up to 3 inches is expected. 

Areas impacted are now Chalan Pago, Windward Hills, parts of Talofofo and Tarzan Falls area.

Residents and visitors are advised to take the following precautionary actions:
  • If driving, be alert for low visibilities and slippery roads in heavy rain;

Press Release - Flood Advisory in Effect; Practice Caution in Heavy Showers

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a flood advisory for Guam, in effect until 3:30 p.m. Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is occurring. Up to 0.5 and 1.5 inches of rain has already fallen. Additional rainfall of up to 1 to 3 inches is expected. 

Residents and visitors are advised to take the following precautionary actions:
  • If driving, be alert for low visibilities and slippery roads in heavy rain;
  • Slow down where water is ponding on the road;

Press Release - Practice Caution in Heavy Showers; Short Term Forecast Issued for Guam

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a short term forecast for Guam and Guam coastal waters. Through 2:30 p.m., heavy showers sit over Tamuning and parts of northern Guam. Although lightning is not detected, a brief thunderstorm is possible.

If driving, be alert for sudden downpours and water ponding on the roads. Mariners can expect low visibilities near these showers.

GHS/OCD Host Contests for National Preparedness Month

Throughout the month of September, Guam will join the nation in celebrating National Preparedness Month (NPM) and promoting the importance of planning and preparing for man-made and natural disasters such as typhoons, earthquakes, tsunamis, and floods. This year’s NPM theme is, “A Lasting Legacy. Preparing for disasters to create a lasting legacy for you and your family.”

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) will host a poster contest through September for Guam based schools, with opportunities to win prizes at the end of the month.

GHS/OCD Promotes September as National Preparedness Month

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) invite the island to celebrate September as National Preparedness Month (NPM). To commemorate the month, Governor Lou Leon Guerrero will declare NPM with a proclamation signing on Friday, September 2, at 11:30 a.m., at the Ricardo J. Bordallo Governor’s Complex, Adelup.

The 2022 NPM theme is “A Lasting Legacy. The life you’ve built is worth protecting. Prepare for disasters to create a lasting legacy for you and your family.”

JIC RELEASE NO. 1118 - COVID-19 Test Results: 80 New Cases, 21 Hospitalized; Additional COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Test Results: 80 New Cases Reported

Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported 80 new cases of COVID-19 from 1,118 specimens collected August 22, 2022. Twenty-nine (29) of the cases reported today are through the Department of Defense. To date, there have been a total of 57,441 officially reported cases, 389 deaths, 616 cases in active isolation, and 56,436 not in active isolation.

 

21 Hospitalized for COVID-19

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