43 test positive for COVID-19; total now 1713

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Today, a total of 43 cases were officially reported to the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS).

The following is a breakdown of results from September 4–7: 43 cases tested positive at DPHSS, 15 tested positive at Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA), 14 tested positive at Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS), 11 tested positive at Department of Defense (DoD), six tested positive at Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC), two tested positive at American Medical Center (AMC), two tested positive at One Love Pediatrics, and one tested positive at Guam Radiology Consultants.

This includes 51 confirmed cases previously reported by the Joint Information Center (JIC) on Saturday, September 5. A follow-up positive test was previously reported as a positive case in error and was removed from the overall count.

Thirty-five (35) cases were identified through contact tracing. Two cases reported recent travel from the U.S. and were identified in quarantine.

To date, there have been a total of 1,713 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 19 deaths, 951 not in isolation, and 743 cases in active isolation. Of those cases, 1,472 are classified as civilians and 241 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 8 and reflects results from Friday, September 4 – Monday, September 7:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Tuesday, September 8

New Tests Reported on Tuesday, September 8

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – September 8)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – September 8, 2020)

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

0

59

21,464

736

Samples tested from September 5 – 7

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

3

230

5,898

420

Samples tested from September 4 – 7

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

14

174

5,814

279

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

15

132

4,165

141

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

6

175

1,944

85

Private Clinics6

5

25

397

50

Other Laboratories

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

AS OF 9:20 PM, TUESDAY,

SEPTEMBER 8, 2020

Total Confirmed:

43

Total Samples Tested:

795

Total Negative Tests:

39,699

Total COVID-19 Cases:

1,713

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 STATUS

GENDER

RESIDENTIAL LOCATION

TRAVEL HISTORY3

AGE GROUP

Civilian:    1,472

Military:       241

Stable:             689

Hospitalized1:

  GMH:              50

          ICU:        14

  GRMC:             2

  Naval Hospital: 2

Released2:       951

Deaths:              19

Female:    757

Male:       956

North:           876

Central:         446

South:           289

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 52

Dubai:             02

Japan:              01

Philippines:     20

Singapore:       01

U.S.:                99

Mexico:           01

Identified in Quarantine4:    95

90+:              05

80-89:           21

70-79:           51

60-69:         148

50-59:         257

40-49:         242

30-39:         353

20-29:         414

10-19:         144

0-9:               78

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. 313)

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