The Guam Daily Post - COVID-19 Updates
Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

Doctor: Underlying health problems shouldn’t minimize COVID-19 deaths

A doctor on the governor's physicians advisory group Wednesday talked about his and other health care professionals' frustration with those who seem to "minimize" COVID-19 deaths because of underlying health conditions, or comorbidities.

Seven families approved for COVID-19 bereavement aid

Seven families who lost loved ones recently to COVID-19 have been approved for $10,000 each from the Bereavement Assistance Fund, according to the governor’s office.

67th COVID-related death reported

A 72-year-old man who was admitted to Guam Regional Medical City on Tuesday morning tested positive for COVID-19 and is the island's latest COVID-related fatality, according to the Joint Information Center. 

Guam tourism 'gearing up' for early 2021 reopening

Guam's fiscal year 2020 visitor arrivals hit a 30-year low as a result of COVID-19 pandemic travel restrictions, but Guam Visitors Bureau board Chairman Sonny Ada is hoping for a tourism reopening of January or February 2021.


Early voting turnout an encouraging sign

Not all politicians who made promises in the last general election on Guam kept their word.


Getting back into competitive shape

While there is no realistic time frame for island sports to start up, thanks to a large uptick in positive cases of COVID-19, there is still a big impetus among island athletes – young and old – to stay in shape. Competitive shape, however, is another bag of beans entirely.

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