45 test positive for COVID-19; total now 1758

637

The Joint Information Center reported that 45 tested positive today for COVID-19. Of the 45 newly confirmed cases, 25 cases were identified through contact tracing and four cases reported recent travel from the U.S. and were identified in quarantine.

To date, there have been a total of 1,758 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 20 deaths, 1,042 not in isolation, and 696 cases in active isolation. Of those cases, 1,514 are classified as civilians and 244 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 Wednesday, September 9 and reflects results from Tuesday, September 8:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Wednesday, September 9

Samples Tested on Tuesday, September 8

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – September 9)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – September 9, 2020)

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

26

403

21,841

762

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

3

54

5,949

423

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

7

67

5,874

286

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

6

44

4,203

147

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

0

37

1,981

85

Private Clinics6

3

78

472

53

Other Laboratories

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

AS OF 8:45 PM, WEDNESDAY,

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020

Total Confirmed:

45

Total Samples Tested:

683

Total Negative Tests:

40,337

Total COVID-19 Cases:

1,758

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:    1,514

Military:       244

Stable:             639

Hospitalized1:

  GMH:              53

          ICU:        13

  GRMC:             2

  Naval Hospital: 2

Released2:    1,042

Deaths:              20

Female:    783

Male:       975

North:           899

Central:         460

South:           291

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 52

Dubai:             02

Japan:              01

Philippines:     20

Singapore:       01

U.S.:               103

Mexico:           01

Identified in Quarantine4:   100

90+:              05

80-89:           21

70-79:           52

60-69:         150

50-59:         260

40-49:         248

30-39:         365

20-29:         426

10-19:         148

0-9:               83

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

(JIC Release No. 315)

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