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JIC RELEASE NO. 546 - Results: Zero of 151 Tests Positive for COVID-19;COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at UOG Fieldhouse January 26 to January 30

Results: No New Cases of COVID-19
No new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 151 tests performed on Friday, January 22. 

To date, there have been a total of 7,547 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 128 deaths, 126 cases in active isolation and 7,293 not in active isolation.

 

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JIC RELEASE NO. 545 - Results: 19 of 370 Test Positive for COVID-19; More Enrolled Providers Receive Vaccines; Division of Environmental Health’s Operations Relative to PCOR2

Results: 19 New Cases of COVID-19
Nineteen (19) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 370 tests performed on Thursday, January 21. Fourteen (14) cases were identified through contact tracing. Two (2) cases reported recent travel and were identified in quarantine.

To date, there have been a total of 7,547 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 128 deaths, 126 cases in active isolation and 7,293 not in active isolation.

JIC RELEASE NO. 544 - VAPPC Expands Eligibility Criteria for Vaccines;School-Based Staff to be Vaccinated Starting Saturday; COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Schedule for January 23

VAPPC Expands Eligibility Criteria for Vaccines
During its last meeting on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, the Vaccine and Antiviral Prioritization Policy Committee (VAPPC) approved the expansion of the Phase 1b category to include public and private school-based staff and school bus drivers, and Guam-based flight crew. The VAPPC also approved expanding the eligibility criteria under the Phase 1c category, focusing on specific target groups like the homeless population who are in residential programs and individuals with disabilities.

JIC RELEASE NO. 543 - Results: 7 of 644 Test Positive for COVID-19;SNAP Supplemental Emergency Allotment Issuances for January 2021; Food Commodities Distribution Through Village Mayors Continues;COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Schedule for January 22 and 23

Results: Seven New Cases of COVID-19
Seven (7) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 644 tests performed on Wednesday, January 20. Seven (7) cases reported recent travel and were identified in quarantine.

To date, there have been a total of 7,528 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 128 deaths, 121 cases in active isolation and 7,279 not in active isolation.

Press Release- NWS Advisories in Effect; Practice Caution in Hazardous Weather

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for Guam until 4:15 p.m. A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

Heavy rain will cause urban and small stream flooding. Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor flooding across Guam. One to two inches of rain have already fallen. Additional rainfall of up to two inches is expected in the next two hours.

JIC RELEASE NO. 542 - Results: Six of 565 Test Positive for COVID-19;Food Commodities Distribution Through Village Mayors ContinuesCOVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Schedule for January 21-23;Second Dose Reminder Phone Calls

Results: Six New Cases of COVID-19
Six (6) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 565 tests performed on Tuesday, January 19. One (1) case reported recent travel history and were identified in quarantine. 

To date, there have been a total of 7,521 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 128 deaths, 119 cases in active isolation and 7,274 not in active isolation.

NWS Extends Rip Current Statement; Avoid Hazardous Waters

The National Weather Service (NWS), Weather Forecast Office Guam issued a rip current statement for Guam.

A high rip current risk remains in effect for Guam, Rota, Tinian, and Saipan on east facing reefs of the Mariana Islands until Sunday evening.

NWS also advised that rip currents will likely continue through Sunday and briefly subside Monday, but are expected to return by next Wednesday.

JIC RELEASE NO. 541 - Results: 30 of 1,121 Test Positive for COVID-19;COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Schedule for January 20-23;Second Dose Reminder Phone Calls; Division of Public Welfare Operations

Results: 30 New Cases of COVID-19
Thirty (30) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 1,121 tests performed by the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) on Monday, January 18, and tests from additional labs from Friday, January 15 to Monday, January 18. Three (3) cases were identified through contact tracing. Five (5) cases reported recent travel history and were identified in quarantine. 

JIC RELEASE NO. 540 - 128th COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported;Results: One of 219 Tests Positive for COVID-19;DPHSS Vaccination Clinic Schedule for Week of January 19 to 23;January Allocation of Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccines Arrive

128th COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported
The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 128th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) on January 17, 2021 at approximately 10:36 p.m. The patient was a 39-year-old male with underlying health conditions. He was admitted to GRMC on January 15, 2021 and tested positive upon admission 

JIC RELEASE NO. 539 - 127th COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported Results: Three of 358 Test Positive for COVID-19;DPHSS Vaccination Clinic Schedule for Second Dose Patients: January 18 & 19 at Okkodo High School, January 20 & 21 at UOG Fieldhouse;Southern R

127th COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported
The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 127th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) on January 17, 2021 at approximately 5:50 a.m. The patient was a 59-year-old male with underlying health conditions. He was admitted to GRMC on January 14, 2021 and was a known positive case. 

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