18 positive for COVID-19 out of 488 tested; CAR score steady at 2

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The Joint Information Center on Saturday reported 18 new cases of COVID-19 out of 488 tested.

To date, there have been a total of 6,977 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 113 deaths, 808 cases in active isolation, and 6,056 not in active isolation.

As of December 5, 2020, the COVID Area Risk (CAR) Score is 2.0 and will be recalculated once reports from all participating labs are up to date. 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 Saturday, December 5 and reflects results from Friday, December 4:

COVID-19 CASE COUNT

TOTAL

NEW CASES

REPORTED TODAY

PAST 7 DAYS

COVID-19 CASES:

6,977

18

N/A

CONFIRMED CASES:

N/A

N/A

N/A

PROBABLE CASES:

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

COVID-19 DIAGNOSTIC TESTING ON GUAM

TOTAL

NEW DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

REPORTED TODAY

PERCENT

POSITIVE

COVID-19 TESTS

89,477

488

7.8%

MOLECULAR TESTS

N/A

N/A

N/A

ANTIGEN TEST

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

COVID HOSPITAL CENSUS

Guam Memorial Hospital

Guam Regional Medical City

U.S. Naval Hospital

TOTAL

COVID ADMISSION

32

6

0

38

IN ICU

8

1

0

9

ON VENTILATOR

5

1

0

6

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