17 COVID-positive out of 863 tested; CAR score now down to 2

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The Joint Information Center on Friday reported 17 new cases of COVID-19 out of 863 tested.

To date, there have been a total of 6,959 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 113 deaths, 790 cases in active isolation and 6,056 not in active isolation.

Of these 17 cases, three (3) cases were identified through contact tracing. One (1) case reported recent travel and was identified in quarantine.

As of December 4, 2020, the COVID Area Risk (CAR) Score is 2.0. The CAR Score accounts for the incidence of new cases, how well current testing identifies these cases, and the rate of spread. An ideal CAR Score for Guam would be 5.0 and below. To learn more about the CAR Score, visit Strive for Five.

The following tables provide COVID-19 test results reported to the Joint Information Center on Friday, December 4 and reflects results from Thursday, December 3:

 

COVID-19 CASE COUNT

TOTAL

NEW CASES

REPORTED TODAY

PAST 7 DAYS

COVID-19 CASES:

6,959

17

191

CONFIRMED CASES:

6,827

14

177

PROBABLE CASES:

132

3

14

 

COVID-19 DIAGNOSTIC TESTING ON GUAM

TOTAL

NEW DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

REPORTED TODAY

PERCENT

POSITIVE

COVID-19 TESTS

88,989

863

4.1%

MOLECULAR TESTS

86,398

580

4.9%

ANTIGEN TEST

2,591

283

2.0%

 

CASE BREAKDOWN

STATUS

SEX

CURRENT ISOLATION LOCATION

COVID-19 Death

113

Female

2,864

Hospital

39

Active Isolation

790

Male

4,095

Home

684

Not In Isolation

6,056

AGE GROUP

Isolation Facility

47

Civilian

6,635

0-9

402

Military

20

Military Service Member

324

10-19

684

EPI-LINK TO COVID-19 CASE

Travel History

277

20-29

1,425

Household Contact

1,709

US

240

30-39

1,306

Community Contact

939

Dubai

2

40-49

1,320

Workplace Contact

1,059

Japan

3

50-59

1,033

Healthcare Contact

78

Mexico

1

60-69

540

RESIDENCE

Philippines

33

70-79

184

North

4,026

Singapore

1

80-89

55

Central

1,809

Identified in Quarantine

251

90+

10

South

757

Homeless

4

Non-resident

90

 

COVID HOSPITAL CENSUS

Guam Memorial Hospital

Guam Regional Medical City

U.S. Naval Hospital

TOTAL

COVID ADMISSION

33

6

0

39

IN ICU

7

1

0

8

ON VENTILATOR

5

1

0

6