34th person dies due to coronavirus complications


COVID-19 has claimed another life on Guam.

The island’s 34th  COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital at approximately 11:25 a.m., according to the Joint Information Center.

The patient was a 59-year-old male with underlying health conditions compounded by COVID-19. He was admitted to GMH Aug. 20 and tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 upon admission.

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“To his family and friends, Jeff (Cook), Lt. Gov. Josh (Tenorio), and I offer our sincerest condolences and sympathies. I hope knowing that they have an island that grieves with them brings them comfort in this most difficult time,” said Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. “This virus is ruthless, and it does not discriminate. As we continue our fight against COVID-19, let us remember and pray for those who are no longer with us.”

On Friday, two more people died due to COVID-19.

At approximately 6:45 p.m., a 92-year-old female with underlying health conditions died at Guam Memorial Hospital, the Joint Information Center reported. She was admitted to GMH Aug 27 and tested positive for SARS-CoV-2.  


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