2 test positive for COVID-19 at DLS

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The Joint Information Center reports that two cases tested positive for COVID-19 at Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS). These cases are currently under investigation.

To date, there have been a total of 356 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 304 released from isolation, and 47 active cases. Of those cases, 307 are classified as civilians and 49 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 Friday, July 31, 2020:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Friday, July 31

Samples Tested (July 30)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – July 31)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – July 31, 2020)

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

0

214

11,856

219

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

0

0

2,941

68

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

2

91

3,217

48

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

0

32

2,774

12

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

0

3

721

0

Other Laboratories

0

N/A

N/A

1

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 1:30 PM, FRIDAY,

JULY 31, 2020

Total Confirmed:

2

Total Samples Tested:

340

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – July 31):

21,526

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – July 31):

356

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

2Beginning March 31, 2020 4Beginning April 23, 2020

Profiles of Confirmed Cases

STATUS

MEDICAL STATUS1

GENDER

RESIDENTIAL LOCATION

TRAVEL HISTORY3

AGE GROUP

Civilian:      307

Military:        49

Stable:               45

Hospitalized2:    02

Released:         304

Deaths:              05

Female:    165

Male:       191

North:          192

Central:          81

South:            34

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 45

Dubai:            02

Japan:             01

Philippines:    16

Singapore:      01

U.S.:               26

Mexico:          01

90+:              01

80-89:           07

70-79:           18

60-69:           49

50-59:           56

40-49:           61

30-39:           65

20-29:           63

10-19:           27

0-9:               09

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

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