Guam reports 60th COVID-19-related fatality

Guam reports 60th COVID-19-related fatality

Stripes Guam

The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 60th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) at approximately 3:51 a.m. Sunday. The patient was a 60-year-old male with underlying health conditions that were compounded by COVID-19. He was admitted to GMH on October 3 and tested positive upon admission.

“Jeff, Lt. Governor Josh, and I send our heartfelt condolences and sympathies to those he cherished. You will remain in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult of times,” said Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. “Making these announcements is very difficult, and each death brings sadness to our people. Let's continue with our fight against this virus. Keep our guards up. Wear your masks, social distance and avoid social gatherings.”

To date, there have been a total of 3,078 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 60 deaths, 947 cases in active isolation and 2,071 not in active isolation.

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