The Joint Information Center (JIC) was notified that Guam’s 139th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) at approximately 7:08 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. The patient was a 70-year-old male with underlying health conditions. He was admitted to GMH on May 4, 2021 and tested positive upon admission.
"Our grief continues as we mourn the loss of another to COVID-19. Jeff, Josh, and I offer his family and friends our sincerest condolences and sympathies. Though he is gone from our sight, his memory lives on in those who knew him," said Governor Leon Guerrero. "In order to overcome this pandemic, all of us must do what we can to prevent further spread. I was saddened to learn that none of these recent passings were vaccinated. To the People of Guam, please get vaccinated to protect yourselves and your family. Vaccines save lives."
Results: Four New Cases of COVID-19
Four (4) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 324 tests performed Wednesday, May 5. To date, there have been a total of 8,020 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 139 deaths, 98 cases in active isolation, and 7,783 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 1.1.
UPDATED COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule
COVID-19 vaccination clinics continue at the locations and times below. Please bring a photo ID. Those due for their second dose are reminded to bring their COVID-19 immunization card.
Free COVID-19 Testing Schedule
COVID-19 community testing continues. No symptoms are needed to qualify for testing. Bring a photo ID. Testing for travel purposes will not be conducted at these community testing sites. Individuals seeking COVID-19 testing to travel off-island may contact the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) Northern Region Community Health Center at 635-7525/6 to schedule an appointment. For the safety of the community and nurses, only four (4) people per vehicle are allowed to be tested. Testing times, dates and locations are below:
This list is not exhaustive of all possible symptoms. Other less common symptoms have been
reported, including gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.