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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month




JIC RELEASE NO. 355 - Cumulative Results: 45 Test Positive for COVID-19; Profiles of Confirmed Cases; Saturday, Oct. 3 COVID-19 Umatac Community Testing for Registered Participants Only

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. 352 - Two COVID-19-Related Fatalities Reported;GBHWC Crisis Hotline Available 24/7

The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s thirty-sixth and thirty-seventh COVID-19-related fatalities occurred.

At approximately 1:08 p.m. (ChST), Guam’s thirty-sixth COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH). The patient was a 65-year-old male and was a known COVID-19 case. He was transferred to GMH from the Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) on August 21. 

JIC RELEASE NO. 351 - Food Commodities Distribution Through Village Mayors Continues;GPD Records & ID Section Open for Limited Services Beginning Wednesday

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. 

GHS/OCD, MRFC Monitor Open Source Reports of Simulated Video

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in conjunction with the Mariana Regional Fusion Center (MRFC), federal and military partners, continue to monitor events surrounding the region including open source reports of a purported China Air Force video simulating an attack on what some in the media are suggesting appears to be Guam.

JIC RELEASE NO. 350 - Thirty-fifth COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported;Cumulative Results: Thirty Test Positive for COVID-19; Profiles of Confirmed Cases;DPHSS Issues Guidance Memo 2020-11 Rev8; Two Additional GDOE Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s thirty-fifth COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) at approximately 9:45 p.m., Sunday, September 20. The patient was a 56-year-old male with underlying health conditions that were compounded by COVID-19. He was pronounced dead on arrival at the GRMC. He was swabbed and tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 upon arrival on September 20.  

Heavy Showers Moving Over Guam; Practice Caution on the Roads

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a short term forecast for Guam.


Through 7:30 p.m., heavy showers and thunderstorms will move northward over Guam and nearby waters. Expect visibility down to a quarter mile, occasional lightning and up to an inch of rain. Wind gusts of 20 to 25 mph are also possible.


If driving, be alert for reduced visibilities and ponding of water on roadways. For boaters, if thunder is heard or lightning is seen, get below deck and avoid touching any metal parts.