2 test positive for COVID-19 out of 283 tested by DPHSS

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The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested 283 individuals for COVID-19 on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 with conclusive results. Two tested positive through DPHSS and 281 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2. Both cases were identified through community screening. One case reported recent travel.

To date, there have been a total of 332 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 244 released from isolation, and 83 active cases. Of those cases, 283 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 Thursday, July 23, 2020:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Thursday, July 23

Samples Tested (July 22)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – July 23)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – July 23, 2020)

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

2

283

10,659

205

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

0

0

2,435

68

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

0

50

2,828

43

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

0

34

2,533

8

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

0

15

660

0

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 12:50 PM, THURSDAY,

JULY 23, 2020

Total Confirmed:

2

Total Samples Tested:

382

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – July 23):

19,132

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – July 23):

332

1Beginning March 26, 2020 4Beginning April 23, 2020

2Beginning March 31, 2020 5Beginning April 30, 2020

3Beginning April 15, 2020

Profiles of Confirmed Cases

STATUS

MEDICAL STATUS*

GENDER

RESIDENTIAL LOCATION

TRAVEL HISTORY**

AGE GROUP

Civilian:      283

Military:        49

Stable:               83

Hospitalized:     00

Released:         244

Deaths:              05

Female:    156

Male:       176

North:          181

Central:          72

South:            32

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 43

Dubai:            02

Japan:             01

Philippines:    13

Singapore:      01

U.S.:               22

Mexico:          01

90+:              01

80-89:           07

70-79:           17

60-69:           49

50-59:           51

40-49:           57

30-39:           57

20-29:           60

10-19:           24

0-9:               09

*Some cases that were previously released from isolation have tested positive through follow-up testing

**Some cases traveled to more than one country

(Joint Information Center Release No. 234)

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