112 test positive for COVID-19; total now 1,232

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The Joint Information Center is reporting 112 new positive cases of COVID-19.

Of the 112 newly reported cases, 24 cases were identified through contact tracing.

One COVID-19 case was identified and reported deceased at Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) on August 27; this case will be officially included in tomorrow’s surveillance dashboard.

To date, there have been a total of 1,232 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 10 deaths, 456 not in isolation, and 766 cases in active isolation. Of those cases, 1,049 are classified as civilians and 183 are military service members.

COVID-19 test results are reported from multiple labs at varying times of the day. The Joint Information Center will report cumulative COVID-19 test results once a day, unless unavailable.

For updated information on COVID-19 cases on Guam, visit the COVID-19 Dashboard and Situation Report at http://dphss.guam.gov/covid-19/.

Cumulative Results

The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results for Thursday, August 27, 2020:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Thursday, August 27

Samples Tested on Wednesday, August 26

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – August 27)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – August 27, 2020)

Department of Public Health & Social Services (DPHSS) Guam Public Health Laboratory (GPHL)

37

492

19,497

550

Naval Health Research Center (NHRC)1/U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Guam2

28

159

5,012

303

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

31

179

5,118

204

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

9

58

3,775

92

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

5

101

1,453

51

Private Clinics6

2

13

252

22

Other Laboratories

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

Probable cases

N/A

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 8:30 PM, THURSDAY,

AUGUST 27, 2020

Total Confirmed:

112

Total Samples Tested:

1,002

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – August 27):

35,124

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – August 27):

1,232

1Beginning March 26, 2020 3Beginning April 15, 2020 5Beginning April 30, 2020

2Beginning March 31, 2020 4Beginning April 23, 2020 6Beginning August 10, 2020

Profiles of Confirmed Cases

STATUS

MEDICAL STATUS1

GENDER

RESIDENTIAL LOCATION

TRAVEL HISTORY3

AGE GROUP

Civilian:    1,049

Military:      183

Stable:             736

Hospitalized2:    30

Released:         456

Deaths:              10

Female:    552

Male:       680

North:           619

Central:        301

South:           183

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 55

Dubai:            02

Japan:             01

Philippines:    20

Singapore:      01

U.S.:               79

Mexico:          01

Identified in Quarantine4:    82

90+:              04

80-89:           15

70-79:           40

60-69:         116

50-59:         177

40-49:         160

30-39:         254

20-29:         308

10-19:         106

0-9:               52

1Some cases that were previously released from isolation have tested positive through follow-up testing

2Hospitalization rate is based on intake numbers reported by GMH and USNH. This number may be subject to change.

3Some cases traveled to more than one country

4Includes home/self-quarantine and quarantine in a Government of Guam facility

For the latest information on COVID-19, visit dphss.guam.gov or guamrecovery.com. For inquiries on COVID-19, contact 311 through a local number, or call the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10.

(JIC Release No. 294)

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