Guam recorded its 94th COVID-19-related fatality at 10:10 a.m. Sunday at Guam Memorial Hospital.
According to the Joint Information Center, the patient was a 73-year-old female with underlying conditions compounded by COVID-19. She was transferred to GMH from the Guam Regional Medical City Nov. 7 and was a known positive case.
“To her family and friends, may you find comfort from the support of an island who mourns with you. Please accept our sincere condolences and sympathies,” said Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. “Our hearts may be troubled and our troubles and sorrows may seem everlasting, but if we remain true to our commitment, we can overcome.”
The Joint Information Center also reported that 156 tested positive for COVID-19 Sunday.
As of Sunday, Guam had a total of 6,121 officially reported cases of COVID-19, with 2,085 cases in active isolation.
As of Nov. 15, the COVID Area Risk, or CAR, Score remains at 41.5 and will be recalculated once reports from all participating labs are up to date through the weekend, the Joint Information Center
The CAR Score accounts for the incidence of new cases, how well current testing identifies these cases, and the rate of spread. An ideal CAR Score for Guam would be 5.0 and below.