May 12, 2021, 6:10 p.m. (ChST)
Seventeen of 829 Tests Positive for COVID-19; Three GDOE Students Test Positive for COVID-19; UPDATED: Vaccination and Testing Schedule; Food Commodities Distribution Continues
Results: Seventeen New Case of COVID-19
Seventeen (17) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 829 tests performed on Tuesday, May 11. One (1) case reported recent travel history and was identified in quarantine. Five (5) cases were identified through contact tracing. To date, there have been a total of 8,061 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 139 deaths, 91 cases in active isolation, and 7,831 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 0.5.
Three GDOE Students Test Positive for COVID-19
Today, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed separate incidents in which three individuals tested positive for COVID-19. The first case was identified as a student attending B.P. Carbullido Elementary School. The second case was identified as a student attending Jose Rios Middle School. The third case was identified as a student attending J.Q. San Miguel Elementary School.
GDOE, in collaboration with the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS), has identified and notified all close contacts. These students will remain in quarantine until they are cleared by DPHSS to return to school. Areas of all three campuses have been cleaned and disinfected in preparation for face-to-face instruction. Face-to-face instruction will continue as scheduled on Thursday, May 13, 2021.
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.