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JIC RELEASE NO. 466 - Regulations Governing the Enforcement of Public Health Guidance Memoranda and Directives During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency EffectiveThursday, November 26, 2020

For information on COVID-19 cases, visit the official COVID-19 Situation Report and Dashboard at http://dphss.guam.gov/covid-19/.
 

JIC RELEASE NO. 464 - 107th COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported; Results: 53 Test Positive for COVID-19

107th COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported
The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 107th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) at approximately 12:15 a.m. The patient was a 55-year-old female with underlying conditions that were further compounded by COVID-19. She was admitted to GMH on November 8, 2020 and tested positive upon admission. 

Earthquake Recorded

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 that struck about 84 miles east northeast of Guam, with a depth of 76.1 km, at 10 a.m. (ChST).

There were no reports made to Guam 911 dispatch of damages or injuries from the earthquake. 

Press Release: Impassable Roadway Reported, Seek Alternate Routes

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a flash flood warning for Guam until 3:30p.m. A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring within the warned area.

Impacts include flooding in drainages, streams, rivers, roads, properties, and other low-lying areas. Flooding of public roadways is possible in some areas. Landslides are possible in steep terrain.

JIC RELEASE NO. 462 - Sixty-Two Prisoners Test Positive for COVID-19; Food Commodities Distribution Through Village Mayors Continues

Sixty-Two Prisoners Test Positive for COVID-19 
The Department of Corrections (DOC) confirms an additional 62 positive cases of COVID-19 among its prisoner population. To date, there have been a total of 164 confirmed cases among the prisoner population, 24 of whom have recovered. 

DOC is working with Guam Homeland Security/Office of Civil Defense and the Department of Public Works to erect three military-grade tents to provide additional isolation facilities. 

NWS Issue Severe Thunderstorm Warning, Thunderstorm, Flood Advisory in Effect

The National Weather Service (NWS), Weather Forecast Office Guam issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Guam. 
 
Though 12:45 p.m. today, Guam can expect thunderstorms in the following villages: Dededo, Tamuning; Yigo, Mangilao; Chalan Pago-Ordot; Barrigada; Yona; Hagatna Heights; Andersen AFB; Mongmong-Toto-Maite;  Sinajana; Asan; Piti; and Santa Rita. 
 
If driving, be alert for reduced visibility due to heavy rainfall and ponding of water along roadways. If you see lightning or hear thunder, seek shelter indoors.

JIC RELEASE NO. 461 - Two COVID-19-Related Fatalities Reported;Results: 73 of 248 Test Positive for COVID-19;Rapid Engagement Team Completes Community Outreach in NCS & Piga, Dededo

Two COVID-19-Related Fatalities Reported
The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 105th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) at approximately 11 a.m. on November 21, 2020. The patient was a 59-year-old male with underlying conditions that were further compounded by COVID-19. He was admitted to USNH on October 31, 2020 and tested positive upon admission. 

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