JIC #190: DoD reports 22 more positive cases SATURDAY; DPHSS tests 2, both negative

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JIC #190

Twenty-two additional cases tested positive for COVID-19 through the Department of Defense.

Twenty were identified through contact tracing among service members in a unit deployed to Andersen Air Force Base (AFB), bringing the total cases associated with this unit to 35.

Two cases were identified through screening at Andersen AFB and were healthcare workers who reported contact to cases of COVID-19.

All service members assigned to the unit were rapidly placed in isolation and have since been relocated to Andersen AFB where they are under medical observation in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocols.

All members of the deployed unit have been tested with conclusive results. All positive cases were placed under mandatory isolation, and all other military members associated with this unit were placed under mandatory enforced quarantine on Andersen AFB. Andersen AFB, working with DPHSS, continues to conduct thorough and complete contact tracing.

Andersen AFB is complying with all DoD travel restrictions and clearance processes and are committed to ensuring the health and safety of all service members, civilians, families, and the community.

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested two individuals for COVID-19 on Saturday, June 20, 2020 with conclusive results. Zero tested positive through DPHSS and two tested negative for SARS-CoV-2.

To date, there have been a total of 222 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 173 released from isolation, and 44 active cases. Of those cases 180 are classified as civilians, and 42 are military service members, inclusive of 22 cases confirmed by the Department of Defense (DoD) today.

The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results for Saturday, June 20:

Laboratory

Confirmed on Saturday, June 20

Samples Tested (June 20)

Samples Tested (June 19)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – June 20)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – June 20, 2020)

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

0

2

276

5,382

151

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

22

N/A

22

1,445

51

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

0

N/A

23

1,241

7

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

0

N/A

38

1,416

5

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

N/A

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

0

N/A

0

353

0

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 2:10 PM, SATURDAY,

JUNE 20, 2020

Total Confirmed:

22

Total Samples Tested:

2

Total Samples Tested:

276

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – June 20):

9,854

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – June 20):

222

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:      180

Military:        42

Stable:               44

Hospitalized:     00

Released:         173

Deaths:              05

Female:    100

Male:       122

North:          105

Central:          49

South:            26

Homeless:      03

Non-resident: 39

Dubai:            02

Japan:             01

Philippines:    11

Singapore:      01

U.S.:               09

Mexico:          01

90+:             01

80-89:          07

70-79:          11

60-69:          40

50-59:          37

40-49:          41

30-39:          37

20-29:           30

10-19:           16

0-9:               02

*Some cases that were previously released from isolation have tested positive through follow-up testing
**Some cases traveled to more than one country

For inquiries on COVID-19, contact 311 through a local number, or call the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10.

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