27 Mar 2020

Guam reports 45 confirmed Covid-19 cases

7:37 am on 27 March 2020

Guam's Governor says there are now 45 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the US territory, including one death.

Lou Leon Guerrero says a total of eight people tested positive on Thursday.

Governor Guerrero says as well as those 45, there are four additional cases from the USS Theodore Roosevelt.

The aircraft carrier has docked in Guam, after reports of sailors testing positive for Covid-19.

There are 5000 sailors onboard, though no one will be allowed to leave the vessel.