On Monday night, Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero delivered her third state of the island address. Here are excerpts of what she reported on COVID-19 pandemic response, jobs and public education:
“Lacking the authority to close our Guam International Airport, we established the first mandatory quarantine for foreign travelers in recent history—long before other states like Hawaii followed suit.
To date, 41% of our cases this year have been identified in quarantine.
To prevent further community spread, we were the first among the states and territories to implement a stay-at-home order, to include the mandatory closure of all non-essential businesses, mask mandates, and the observance of 6-feet social distancing.”
COVID-19 front liners:
“To the servicemen and women who stand at the watchtower of freedom, to the nurses, doctors, and employees…