120 new COVID cases out of 489 tested for high positivity rate of 24.5%

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The Joint Information Center has reported 120 new COVID-19 cases as of 8 pm, Sunday, Nov. 8, out of 489 tested, for a high positivity rate of 24.5 percent.

To date, there have been a total of 5,233 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 89 deaths, 1,742 cases in active isolation and 3,402 not in active isolation.

The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results reported to the Joint Information Center on Sunday, November 8 and reflects results from Saturday, November 7:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Sunday, November 8

Samples Tested on Saturday, November 7

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – November 7)

Total Reported Cases (March 12 – November 8, 2020)

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

120

489

35,109

2,746

Department of Defense (DoD)

N/A

N/A

8,310

565

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)

N/A

N/A

9,232

859

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory

N/A

N/A

5,987

349

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory

N/A

N/A

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory

N/A

N/A

4,393

269

Private Clinics

N/A

N/A

3,095

364

Other Laboratories

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

Probable Case

N/A

N/A

620

79

AS OF 8 PM, SUNDAY,

NOVEMBER 8, 2020

Total Confirmed:

120

Total Samples Tested:

489

Total Negative Tests:

66,763

Total COVID-19 Cases:

5,233

 

COVID HOSPITAL CENSUS

Guam Memorial Hospital

Guam Regional Medical City

U.S. Naval Hospital

TOTAL

COVID ADMISSION

66

2

5

73

IN ICU

15

1

3

19

ON VENTILATOR

8

1

1

10

 

GBHWC Crisis Hotline

The Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center (GBHWC) has a Crisis Hotline that is available 24/7 at (671) 647-8833/4. For those feeling anxious, stressed, overwhelmed or are needing to talk to someone, GBHWC has experienced providers available and ready to assist the community with any heightened stress and anxiety experienced as a result of COVID-19.

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.

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