BREAKING NEWS: Trump approves disaster declaration for Guam; 7 patients recover fully

"We are not yet out of the woods. Not at all. The worst is yet to come. Act as though you're already infected." - Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero

(Tumon, Guam) Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero has announced that the President has approved her request for a federal disaster declaration for Guam. This declaration opens even more federal resources for the government and people of Guam.


The governor also reported that seven of the infected patients on Guam have fully recovered.


Public health director Linda DeNorcey provided the following breakdown of the 51 confirmed cases on Guam:


Where are these patients from?

Northern villages: 15

Central villages: 21

Southern villages: 9

Pending info: 6


Where are they now?

Home isolation: 28

Skilled Nursing Unit: 5

GMH: 10

Recovered: 7


How are they doing?

Stable condition: 28

Hospitalized: 15 (9 in in-patient care at GMH; 1 in the ICU; 5 at SNU)

Fully recovered: 7

Dead: 1


What is the age breakdown?

20s: 4

30s: 5

40s: 9

50s: 9

60s: 15

70s: 5

80s: 3

90 and older: 1


What was their travel history?

Japan: 1

Philippines: 8

U.S. mainland: 2

No recent travel: 40


Male: 20

Female: 31

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