DODEA schools on Guam to remain open as island records its first coronavirus cases

Sailors assigned to the submarine USS Oklahoma City visit fifth-grade students at McCool Elementary School on Naval Base Guam, Feb. 14, 2020. DESTINY REED/U.S. NAVY
Sailors assigned to the submarine USS Oklahoma City visit fifth-grade students at McCool Elementary School on Naval Base Guam, Feb. 14, 2020. DESTINY REED/U.S. NAVY

DODEA schools on Guam to remain open as island records its first coronavirus cases

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

Defense Department schools on Guam will remain open “at this time,” according to an announcement Monday by Joint Region Marianas.

The notice came a day after the island’s governor, Lou Leon Guerrero, announced that three people had tested positive for coronavirus, closed the public schools indefinitely and suspended all but essential operations by the U.S. island territory’s government.

U.S. military families that choose to keep their children at home should contact their school’s office for further guidance, according to Monday’s joint region press release.

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