15 test positive for COVID-19

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A total of 15 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed today. Of the fifteen cases, four cases were identified through contact tracing. Two cases reported recent travel from the continental US and were identified in a quarantine facility.

To date, there have been a total of 449 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 341 released from isolation, and 103 active cases. Of those cases, 398 are classified as civilians and 51 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 12, 2020:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Wednesday, August 12

Samples Tested (August 11)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – August 12)

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

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

8

241

14,031

268

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

5

0

3,506

71

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

0

293

4,059

70

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

2

62

3,249

26

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

0

24

896

1

American Medical Center (AMC)6

0

0

29

3

Other Laboratories

0

N/A

N/A

2

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 2:15 PM, WEDNESDAY,

AUGUST 12, 2020

Total Confirmed:

15

Total Samples Tested:

620

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – August 12):

25,787

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

449

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:      398

Military:        51

Stable:               96

Hospitalized2:   07

Released:         341

Deaths:              05

Female:    210

Male:       239

North:           241

Central:         109

South:            49

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 46

Dubai:            02

Japan:             01

Philippines:    17

Singapore:      01

U.S.:               41

Mexico:          01

90+:              01

80-89:           08

70-79:           20

60-69:           55

50-59:           68

40-49:           73

30-39:           86

20-29:           94

10-19:           30

0-9:               14

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