|Thursday, August 5th, 2021|
While the number of residents getting their COVID-19 vaccines increases, there continue to be COVID-19 cases on island. Recently a group of 18 residents were confirmed positive for the virus.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed 17 virus samples were variants of concern.
Within hours of Thursday's opening of COVID-19 vaccines to 12- to 15-year-olds, some adolescents were already getting their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine, and other families are now making plans.
Vincent Mafnas, 42, said he believes he's done all the things he needed to do to keep himself from getting COVID-19 over the past year and had long been thinking of getting vaccinated against it, too.
Guam is unlike many localities on the U.S. mainland – and that is a fact and an inconvenience we all have come to know too well.
Editor's Note: Guam triathlete Craig Weymouth qualified for the Ironman 70.3 World Championship slated for Sept., 18 in St. George, Utah. This is the second part of a two-part series. Check out part one at www.PostGuam.com.
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