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JIC RELEASE NO. 633 - Five of 450 Test Positive for COVID-19; COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule; Food Commodities Distribution Schedule

Results: Five New Cases of COVID-19
Five (5) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 450 tests performed on Monday, April 12. Two (2) cases reported recent travel history and were identified in quarantine. One (1) case was identified through contact tracing. 

To date, there have been a total of 7,847 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 136 deaths, 36 cases in active isolation, and 7,675 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 0.2.

JIC RELEASE NO. 632 - DPHSS Places Order for Pfizer-BioNTech and Johnson and Johnson/Janssen Vaccines;5 of 645 Test Positive for COVID-19; COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule; Food Commodities Distribution Schedule

DPHSS Places Order for Pfizer Johnson and Johnson/Janssen Vaccines
Last Friday, the Department of Public Health and Social Services’ (DPHSS) Immunization Program placed an order of 2,340 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, and 8,500 doses of the Johnson and Johnson/Janssen (J&J/Janssen) vaccines, totaling 10,840 additional COVID-19 vaccines for April. All vaccines are anticipated to arrive within three to five business days.

Tropical Disturbance Southeast of Yap; No Direct Threat to Marianas at this time

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast office continues to monitor a tropical disturbance southeast of Yap, near 5 degrees north latitude and 144 degrees east longitude. The tropical disturbance is now designated as "medium" by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center, meaning tropical cyclone development is likely, but expected to occur beyond 24 hours. 

JIC RELEASE NO. 631 - Two of 127 Test Positive for COVID-19; UPDATED COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule;COVID-19 Community Testing; Food Commodities Distribution Schedule

Results: Two New Cases of COVID-19
Two (2) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 127 tests performed Saturday, April 10. To date, there have been a total of 7,837 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 136 deaths, 31 cases in active isolation, and 7,670 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 0.2.


COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule
COVID-19 vaccination clinics continue at the locations and times below. Bring a photo ID. Those due for their second dose are reminded to bring their COVID-19 immunization card.

JIC RELEASE NO. 630 - Two of 197 Test Positive for COVID-19; COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule;COVID-19 Community Testing

Results: Two New Cases of COVID-19
Two (2) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 197 tests performed Friday, April 9. To date, there have been a total of 7,835 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 136 deaths, 29 cases in active isolation, and 7,670 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 0.2.


COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule
COVID-19 vaccination clinics continue at the locations and times below. Bring a photo ID. Those due for their second dose are reminded to bring their COVID-19 immunization card.

Red Flag Warning in Effect for Guam; Avoid Outdoor Burning

The National Weather Service (NWS), Weather Forecast Office Guam has issued a red flag warning in effect for Guam until 6 p.m. this evening. A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures will create ideal conditions for rapid spread of wildfires.

JIC RELEASE NO. 629 - Three of 378 Test Positive for COVID-19; COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule;COVID-19 Community Testing

Results: Three New Cases of COVID-19
Three (3) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 378 tests performed Thursday, April 8. To date, there have been a total of 7,833 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 136 deaths, 27 cases in active isolation, and 7,670 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 0.2.


UPDATED COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule
COVID-19 vaccination clinics continue at the locations and times below. Bring a photo ID. Those due for their second dose are reminded to bring their COVID-19 immunization card.

Fire Weather Watch in Effect for Guam Through the Weekend; Outdoor Burning is Not Recommended

The National Weather Service (NWS), Weather Forecast Office Guam has issued a fire weather watch in effect for Guam through Sunday afternoon. A fire weather watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur.

Winds at 14 to 17 mph are expected and near 60 % humidity. The highest threat will be for central and eastern parts of Guam. Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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