14 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

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The Joint Information Center has reported 14 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on island.

Of the 14, 12 cases tested positive at the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS). One case tested positive at Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS) and one case tested positive at Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH).

Of the 12 cases that tested positive at DPHSS, one case had recently traveled to the continental US and was identified in a quarantine facility, eight cases were identified through contact tracing, and one case was identified through community screening. The remaining cases are currently under investigation.

To date, there have been a total of 411 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 321 released from isolation, and 85 active cases. Of those cases, 362 are classified as civilians and 49 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 Friday, August 7, 2020:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Friday, August 7

Samples Tested (August 6)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – August 7)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – August 7, 2020)

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

12

342

13,215

249

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

0

35

3,352

70

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

1

47

3,516

64

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

1

47

3,047

17

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

0

14

804

1

Other Laboratories

0

N/A

N/A

2

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

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AS OF 1:20 PM, FRIDAY,

AUGUST 7, 2020

Total Confirmed:

14

Total Samples Tested:

485

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – August 7):

23,951

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – August 7):

411

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

2Beginning March 31, 2020 4Beginning April 23, 2020

Profiles of Confirmed Cases

STATUS

MEDICAL STATUS1

GENDER

RESIDENTIAL LOCATION

TRAVEL HISTORY3

AGE GROUP

Civilian:      362

Military:        49

Stable:               82

Hospitalized2:   03

Released:         321

Deaths:              05

Female:    191

Male:       220

North:          220

Central:          95

South:            47

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 45

Dubai:            02

Japan:             01

Philippines:    16

Singapore:      01

U.S.:               36

Mexico:          01

90+:              01

80-89:           07

70-79:           18

60-69:           52

50-59:           63

40-49:           71

30-39:           75

20-29:           81

10-19:           30

0-9:               13

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

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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