HAGATNA, (PACIFIC ISLAND TIMES) —-A 75-year-old man infected with Covid 19 died at the Guam Regional Medical City, the Joint Information Centre reported Wednesday.
The patient— who became Guam’s 150th Covid-related fatality — was unvaccinated and did not have any reported underlying health conditions, the government said.
The Guam Memorial Hospital, Guam Regional Medical City, and U.S. Naval Hospital reported a combined total of 45 hospital admissions.
Of this number 26, or 57 percent, are unvaccinated, and 19, or 43 percent, are vaccinated, showing a narrowing gap between the two segments of the population.
The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) also reported 181 new positive cases out of 1,567 tests performed on 31 August. Of this number 91, cases were identified through contact tracing.
To date there have been a total of 10,740 officially reported cases of Covid-19 with 150 deaths, 1,595 cases in active isolation and 8,995 not in active isolation….PACNEWS