22 test positive for COVID-19; total rises to 599

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The Joint Information Center is reporting 22 positive cases of COVID-19.

To date, there have been a total of 599 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 363 not in isolation, and 231 cases in active isolation. Of those cases, 525 are classified as civilians and 74 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 Wednesday, August 19, 2020:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Wednesday, August 19

Samples Tested (August 18)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – August 19)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – August 19, 2020)

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

9

363

16,017

328

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

0

0

4,005

111

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

9

75

4,405

97

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

2

45

3,473

42

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

1

30

1,094

4

Private Clinics6

1

11

140

7

Other Laboratories

0

N/A

N/A

2

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 1:50 PM, WEDNESDAY,

AUGUST 19, 2020

Total Confirmed:

22

Total Samples Tested:

524

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – August 19):

29,151

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – August 19):

599

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

2Beginning March 31, 2020 4Beginning April 23, 2020 6Beginning August 10, 2020

 

Profiles of Confirmed Cases

STATUS

MEDICAL STATUS1

GENDER

RESIDENTIAL LOCATION

TRAVEL HISTORY3

AGE GROUP

Civilian:      525

Military:        74

Stable:             217

Hospitalized2:    14

Released:         363

Deaths:              05

Female:    283

Male:       316

North:           303

Central:        156

South:             78

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 52

Dubai:            02

Japan:             01

Philippines:    17

Singapore:      01

U.S.:               54

Mexico:          01

90+:              01

80-89:           09

70-79:           23

60-69:           65

50-59:           85

40-49:           90

30-39:         115

20-29:         146

10-19:           44

0-9:               21

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