43 new cases of COVID-19; total now 2190

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The Joint Information Center is reporting 43 new cases of COVID-19 as of 7 pm, Tuesday, Sept. 22.

Of the 43 newly reported cases, 31 cases were identified through contact tracing. Five were identified in quarantine: three cases reported recent travel from the U.S. and two cases reported recent travel from the Philippines.

To date, there have been a total of 2,190 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 37 deaths, 646 cases in active isolation, and 1,507 not in active isolation. Of those cases, 1,924 are classified as civilians and 266 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 information on COVID-19 cases, visit the COVID-19 Dashboard and Situation Report at http://dphss.guam.gov/covid-19/. The COVID-19 Dashboard is updated on business days.

Cumulative Results

The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results reported to the Joint Information Center on Tuesday, September 22 and reflects results from Monday, September 21:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Tuesday, September 22

Samples Tested on Monday, September 21

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – September 22)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – September 22, 2020)

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

26

225

23,640

1,012

Department of Defense (DoD)

3

48

6,535

455

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)

8

64

6,511

353

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory

3

36

4,650

183

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory

1

37

2,434

112

Private Clinics

2

64

851

73

Other Laboratories

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

AS OF 7 PM, TUESDAY,

SEPTEMBER 22, 2020

Total Confirmed:

43

Total Samples Tested:

474

Total Negative Tests:

44,638

Total COVID-19 Cases:

2,190

Profiles of Confirmed Cases

STATUS

MEDICAL STATUS

GENDER

RESIDENTIAL LOCATION

TRAVEL HISTORY3

AGE GROUP

Civilian:    1,924

Military:       266

Stable:             607

Hospitalized1:

  GMH:              39

          ICU:        15

  GRMC:             0

          ICU:          0

  Naval Hospital: 0

Released2:    1,507

Deaths:              37

Female:   983

Male:   1,207

North:        1,136

Central:         618

South:           328

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 52

Dubai:             02

Japan:              01

Philippines:     22

Singapore:       01

U.S.:               110

Mexico:           01

Identified in Quarantine4:   109

90+:              05

80-89:           25

70-79:           65

60-69:         177

50-59:         323

40-49:         336

30-39:         446

20-29:         521

10-19:         187

0-9:             105

1Hospitalization rate is based on intake numbers reported to the JIC. This number may be subject to change.

2Some cases that were previously released from isolation have tested positive through follow-up testing

3Some cases traveled to more than one country

4Includes home/self-quarantine and quarantine in a Government of Guam facility

For the latest information on COVID-19, visit dphss.guam.gov or guamrecovery.com. For inquiries on COVID-19, contact 311 through a local number, or call the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10.

(JIC Release No. 353)

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