136 test positive for COVID-19; highest single-day tally, breaking 1K mark at 1,120 total

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A total of 136 have tested positive for COVID-19, the highest single-day total so far, the Joint Information Center reported.

Of the 136 newly confirmed cases, 37 cases were identified through contact tracing and nine cases reported recent travel from the US and were identified in quarantine.

To date, there have been a total of 1,120 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 9 deaths, 435 not in isolation, and 676 cases in active isolation. Of those cases, 949 are classified as civilians and 171 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 Wednesday, August 26, 2020:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Wednesday, August 26

Samples Tested on Tuesday, August 25

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – August 26)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – August 26, 2020)

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

70

522

19,042

513

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

37

134

4,881

275

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

13

142

4,970

173

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

8

55

3,726

83

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

7

77

1,357

46

Private Clinics6

1

22

241

20

Other Laboratories

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

Probable cases

N/A

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 9:35 PM, WEDNESDAY,

AUGUST 26, 2020

Total Confirmed:

136

Total Samples Tested:

952

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – August 26):

34,234

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – August 26):

1,120

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:      949

Military:      171

Stable:             650

Hospitalized2:    26

Released:         435

Deaths:              09

Female:    501

Male:       619

North:           565

Central:        282

South:           163

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 55

Dubai:            02

Japan:             01

Philippines:    20

Singapore:      01

U.S.:               79

Mexico:          01

Identified in Quarantine:    82

90+:              03

80-89:           12

70-79:           35

60-69:         106

50-59:         156

40-49:         151

30-39:         237

20-29:         276

10-19:         100

0-9:               44

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

(JIC Release No. 291)

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