102-year-old woman's death linked to COVID
The recent death of a 102-year-old woman marks the island's 415th COVID-related fatality.
The woman was pronounced dead on arrival at the Guam Memorial Hospital on Jan. 10, according to the Joint Information Center. She had no record of vaccination.
“Josh, Jeff, and I will keep her family and friends in our prayers,” Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero said. “Our community continues to experience loss from this virus but our mitigation efforts are still viable; stay home if you are sick, get tested and treated if needed.”
Today, 181 new cases of COVID-19 were reported from 1,155 specimens analyzed from tests administered over the last week. There also were 13 people hospitalized with the virus including one child, and one person in the ICU on ventilator support.
To date, there have been a total of 60,492 officially reported cases, 415 deaths, 113 cases in active isolation, and 59,964 not in active isolation.