181 new COVID-19 cases; DPR employee tests positive

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The Joint Information Center has reported a whopping 181 new cases of COVID-19 as of 10:30 pm Tuesday, Nov. 10.

To date, there have been a total of 5,654 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 91 deaths, 1,896 cases in active isolation, and 3,667 not in active isolation.

The Joint Information Center will now include the COVID Area Risk (CAR) Score per data available. As of November 10, 2020 the CAR Score is 23.5. 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.

Of the 181 new cases, 148 were identified through contact tracing. Two (2) cases reported recent travel, one from the United States and one from the Philippines, and were identified in quarantine.

The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results reported to the Joint Information Center on Tuesday, November 10 and reflects results from Monday, November 9:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Tuesday, November 10

Samples Tested on Monday, November 9

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – November 9)

Total Reported Cases (March 12 – November 10, 2020)

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

146

549

35,625

3,070

Department of Defense (DoD)

1

77

8,520

571

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)

8

65

9,395

877

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory

3

38

6,090

359

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory

1

26

4,527

274

Private Clinics

18

97

3,315

399

Other Laboratories

0

0

N/A

2

Probable Case

4

53

716

102

AS OF 10:30 PM, TUESDAY,

NOVEMBER 10, 2020

Total Confirmed:

181

Total Samples Tested:

905

Total Negative Tests:

68,205

Total COVID-19 Cases:

5,654

 

COVID HOSPITAL CENSUS

Guam Memorial Hospital

Guam Regional Medical City

U.S. Naval Hospital

TOTAL

COVID ADMISSION

69

3

5

77

IN ICU

15

1

3

19

ON VENTILATOR

10

0

2

12

Profiles of Confirmed Cases

MEDICAL STATUS

GENDER

RESIDENCE

TRAVEL HISTORY1

AGE GROUP

EPI LINK TO COVID-19 CASE3

Stable:        1,819

Hospitalized:   77

Released:    3,667

Deaths:            91

Female: 2,465

Male:     3,189

North:           3,231

Central:        1,414

South:             663

Homeless:        04

Non-resident:   83

U.S.:             192

Dubai:            02

Japan:             01

Mexico:          01

Philippines:    30

Singapore:      01

Identified in Quarantine2: 195

90+:            10

80-89:         41

70-79:       155

60-69:       448

50-59:       846

40-49:       971

30-39:    1,068

20-29:    1,205

10-19:       571

0-9:           339

Household:   1,464

Community:    830

Workplace:      808

Healthcare:        68

1Some cases traveled to more than one country

2Includes home/self-quarantine and quarantine in a Government of Guam facility

3 Some cases have more than one link to other COVID-19 cases.

DPR Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) main office in Hagåtña will be closed until further notice in light of a recent COVID-19 case among DPR staff. DPR was notified of the case on Tuesday and will be working with the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) to test identified close contacts.

Public parks and beaches remain open. Although there will be no disruption in burial services, patrons are requested to call the DPR cashier at 475-6348 to make an appointment.

GBHWC Crisis Hotline

The Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center (GBHWC) has a Crisis Hotline that is available 24/7 at (671) 647-8833/4. For those feeling anxious, stressed, overwhelmed or are needing to talk to someone, GBHWC has experienced providers available and ready to assist the community with any heightened stress and anxiety experienced as a result of COVID-19.

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.

(JIC Release No. 442)

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