325 cases mark Guam's highest single-day total during pandemic
Guam recorded another COVID-19 related fatality. According to the Joint Information Center the 154th death was an unknown man listed as a John Doe who was pronounced dead on arrival at the Guam Memorial Hospital on September 7, 2021. There was no verifiable record that he had been vaccinated.
A total of 75 people are hospitalized. 5 are receiving ICU level of care. Out of the 75 patients, 39 are reported unvaccinated, the vaccination status of 8 patients at Naval Hospital was unavailable, 1 patient is ineligible to receive the shot, and 27 are vaccinated.
Public Health reports 325 new positive cases out of 1,647 tests conducted on Tuesday, September 7th. 149 cases were identified through contact tracing. One case reported recent travel history and was identified in quarantine. To date, there have been a total of 11,819 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 154 deaths, 2,375 cases in active isolation, and 9,290 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 41.4.
The Guam Department of Education confirmed four employees tested positive.
The employee cases were identified at:
-Machananao Elementary School
-George Washington High School
-Okkodo High School
-Tiyan High School