JIC #39: 2 test positive for COVID-19; total now 58

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The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested 20 individuals for COVID-19 on Monday, March 30, 2020 with conclusive results. Two (2) tested positive through DPHSS and 18 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2. The DPHSS overall count also includes two (2) positive cases that were tested by the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) in San Diego.

To date, a total of 58 cases tested positive with 7 patients who have recovered and 1 death.

Tested by DPHSS Guam Public Health Lab (GPHL)

Tested by the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC)

Total

56

2

58

 

All 50 remaining cases tested by GPHL and NHRC are in isolation.

Quarantine for all Incoming Travelers

Effective midnight (MONDAY)  ALL incoming passengers, regardless of place of origin or transit, are subject to a 14-day quarantine at a government-designated facility upon entry to Guam. The quarantine will be applied unless the traveler possesses a healthcare recognized and certified document that attests he or she is not infected with COVID-19 within the last 72 hours. As this is an evolving process, these guidelines are subject to revision.

For inquiries on COVID-19, local numbers can dial 311 or contact the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10.

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