Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero is anticipated to alter the island’s Pandemic Situation of Readiness later this week, Adelup spokeswoman Krystal Paco-San Agustin stated.
Guam has been in PCOR1 since August 2020 after COVID-19 numbers began to escalate.
Leon Guerrero is anticipated to carry Guam to PCOR2 forward of the beginning of face-to-face instruction at Guam public faculties Jan. 18.
As a result of most faculties are closed on Jan. 18 as a result of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, face-to-face instruction is anticipated to begin Jan. 19.
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Faculties reopening is contingent on a continued low CAR Rating and check positivity charges, in line with the governor’s govt order.
The governor positioned restrictions in the beginning of the PCOR 1 in an effort to decrease COVID-19 instances. She requested residents to “Try for 5,” which was to get the CAR Rating under 5, and the island surpassed the purpose. Due to the low numbers, the governor has slowly lifted restrictions and is now permitting gatherings of as much as 15 folks and permitting restricted in-door eating at eating places.
With a change to PCOR 2, it is potential extra restrictions can be lifted.
Nevertheless, Leon Guerrero has cautioned residents to not let their guard down and to proceed social distancing, sporting masks and washing their arms to stop the unfold of COVID-19