14 positive so far after highest number of tests conducted Saturday

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The Joint Information Center is reporting that a total of 1476 people got tested for COVID-19 yesterday, Aug. 15.

According to Press Secretary Krystal Paco-San Agustin, this is the highest amount of COVID-19 tests in a single day so far.

As a result of the large number of samples collected from community testing sites throughout the island, the official update of results for August 15 will be released as they become available.

So far, the Joint Information Center is reporting 14 positive COVID-19 cases as of 10 am Sunday, Aug. 16.

Cumulative Results

The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results for Sunday, August 16, 2020:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Sunday, August 16

Samples Tested (August 14 – August 15)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – August 16)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – August 16, 2020)

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

14

677

15,256

311

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

0

N/A

3,506

89

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

0

N/A

4,186

72

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

0

N/A

3,323

29

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

N/A

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

0

N/A

938

2

Private Clinics6

0

N/A

31

3

Other Laboratories

0

N/A

N/A

2

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 10 AM, SUNDAY,

AUGUST 16, 2020

Total Confirmed:

14

Total Samples Tested:

677

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – August 16):

27,257

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – August 16):

516

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

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

To date, there have been a total of 516 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 345 released from isolation, and 166 active cases. Of those cases, 457 are classified as civilians and 59 are military service members.

The following is a breakdown of the number of test samples collected at each testing site on August 15:

Testing Location

Number of Tests

Yigo Gym

764

American Medical Center

457

FHP Health Center

51

Guam Regional Medical City

115

Guam Medical Care

71

One Love Pediatrics

18

TOTAL:

1476

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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