Joint Information Center – JIC Release No. 1046 May 10, 2022, 5:45 p.m. (ChST) ​

Joint Information Center – JIC Release No. 1046 May 10, 2022, 5:45 p.m. (ChST) ​

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Joint Information Center – JIC Release No. 1046
May 10, 2022, 5:45 p.m. (ChST)

358th COVID-19-related Fatality Reported; COVID-19 Test Results: 32 New Cases, Five Hospitalized; Second COVID-19 Booster Doses Available 
 
358th COVID-19-related Fatalities Reported
Today, the Joint Information Center was notified that the 358th COVID-19-related fatality was pronounced dead on arrival at the U.S. Naval Hospital on May 8, 2022. The patient was a 49-year-old female, unvaccinated, with underlying health conditions, who tested positive on May 8.
 
“We extend our condolences and wishes for peace to bring her family comfort and courage to face the days ahead,” said Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. “The days of pandemic grief are not yet behind us so we must continue pouring our efforts into protecting our loved ones every single day.”
 
COVID-19 Test Results: 32 New Cases Reported 
Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported 32 new cases of COVID-19 from 992specimens analyzed May 9, 2022. 16 of the cases reported today are through the Department of Defense. To date, there have been a total of 48,401 officially reported cases, 358 deaths, 182 cases in active isolation, and 47,861 not in active isolation.
 
Five Hospitalized for COVID-19
CENSUS as of 5 p.m. GMH GRMC USNH TOTAL
COVID-19 Admission 2 2 1 5
Pediatric Admissions 0 - - 0
ICU  1 0 0 1
Ventilator 1 0 0 1
 
VACCINATION STATUS VACCINATED UNVACCINATED INELIGIBLE (0-4 years old)
Hospitalized 3 2 0
Total in Population* 136,494 5,113 12,229
Rate per 100,000 Population 2 39 0
SPECIAL NOTE: Based on today's data, if we were to compare two (2) hypothetical populations of 100,000 people each, vaccinated versus unvaccinated, there would be 2 vaccinated people hospitalized for COVID-19 compared to 39 unvaccinated people hospitalized for COVID-19. The risk of being hospitalized for COVID-19 is about 20 times higher for the unvaccinated as compared to the vaccinated. *Estimated population is based on DPHSS Immunization Program analysis of 2020 Census data. Updates are expected pending further Census 2020 data breakdown.
 
Second COVID-19 Booster Doses Available
Second doses of the COVID-19 booster are available to individuals ages 12 years and older who are moderately or severely immunocompromised. Eligible individuals may choose to receive a second booster dose using an mRNA (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months after the first booster dose.
 
Additionally, adults between the ages of 18 and 49 who are not moderately or severely immunocompromised and who received Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine as both their primary series dose and booster dose may receive a second booster dose using an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months after the Janssen booster dose. Adults ages 50 years and older could benefit from a second mRNA booster dose as they are at increased risk for severe COVID-19. Adults 50 years and older may choose to receive a second booster dose, if it has been at least 4 months after the first booster dose.
 
FREE COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS (AGES 5 AND OVER)
FIRST, SECOND AND BOOSTER SHOTS AVAILABLE - Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson
Mon. - Sat.
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Agana Shopping Center (2nd Floor) - Register: tinyurl.com/vaxguam
Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will be expedited. Bring appointment confirmation and proof of identity. Last appointment is 30 minutes before closing.
Mon. - Thurs.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
DPHSS Northern Region Community Health Center (NRCHC), Dededo
Call 671-635-4418/7400 to schedule an appointment. Last appointment is 30 minutes before closing. Walk-ins welcome. Curbside vaccination available for people with disabilities.
Register at tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme
Mon. - Sat.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
DPHSS Southern Region Community Health Center (SRCHC), Inalåhan
Call (671) 828-7604/5/7518 to schedule an appointment. Last appointment is 30 minutes before closing. Walk-ins welcome. Curbside vaccination available for people with disabilities.
Register at tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme
 
FREE COVID-19 COMMUNITY TESTING
Fill out a COVID-19 Testing Patient Assessment Form ahead of time, available at dphss.guam.gov/covid-19-testing
 
Mon, Wed, Fri, & Sat: 
8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Old Carnival Grounds, Tiyan, Barrigada
COVID-19 testing will be offered by appointment through tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme.
Four adults per vehicle. Bring a photo ID.Travel-related testing will not be offered.
NO SYMPTOMS NEEDED TO TEST FOR COVID-19
Tuesdays and Thursdays:
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
DPHSS Southern Region Community Health Center (SRCHC), Inalåhan
By appointment only for individuals with COVID-like symptoms. Four adults per vehicle. Bring a photo ID. Travel-related testing not offered. Call (671) 828-7604/5/7518. Register at tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme
Monday through Saturday:
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
DPHSS Northern Region Community Health Center (NRCHC), Dededo
By appointment only for individuals with COVID-like symptoms. Four adults per vehicle. Bring a photo ID. Call (671) 635-7525/6 to schedule an appointment.
 
Guam COVID-19 Vaccination Update
As of May 9, 2022, 136,494 eligible residents (5 years and older) are fully vaccinated. This total includes 13,974 residents 12 – 17 years old. 7,981 residents 5 – 11 years old received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech two dose series. 6,372residents 5 – 11 years old have completed their two-dose series. 58,848 eligible residents have received their first booster shots. 3,904 eligible residents have received their second booster shots.
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