22 June 2020
Twenty two positive Covid-19 tests linked to the US Air Force Andersen Base have taken Guam's total number of cases to 222. Of those cases 180 are classified as civilians, and 42 are military service members, including the 22 confirmed by the Department of Defense on Saturday. The government says there are 44 active cases in Guam while 173 people have been released from isolation and there have been five deaths over the course of the outbreak.
14 April 2020
Covid-19 Pacific Update: Sailor dies in Guam, becomes first US military coronavirus death A sailor from the USS Theodore Roosevelt has become the first active duty American in the military to die of Covid-19. The ship is in port in Guam, with 585 personnel sick. The crew member had been found unresponsive in their hotel room and taken to intensive care, where they died.
1 August 2017
Guam has joined Samoa in expressing interest to host the 2019 Pacific Games after Tonga pulled out of staging the event. Guam last hosted the Games in 1999 in Santa Rita and previously in 1975 at Tumon The Pacific Games Council said French Polynesia would also bid to hold the games after Tahiti missed out on winning hosting rights to Tonga.