45 test positive for COVID-19; Umatac testing for registered participants only

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The Joint Information Center has reported 45 new cases of COVID-19 as of 8:45 pm, Wednesday, Sept. 23. Of the 45 newly reported cases, 12 were identified through contact tracing.

To date, there have been a total of 2,235 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 37 deaths, 655 cases in active isolation, and 1,543 not in active isolation. Of those cases, 1,968 are classified as civilians and 267 are military service members.

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 23 and reflects results from Tuesday, September 22:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Wednesday, September 23

Samples Tested on Tuesday, September 22

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – September 23)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – September 23, 2020)

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

24

196

23,812

1,036

Department of Defense (DoD)

2

33

6,566

457

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)

9

59

6,561

362

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory

4

31

4,677

187

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory

2

39

2,471

114

Private Clinics

4

65

912

77

Other Laboratories

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

AS OF 8:45 PM, WEDNESDAY,

SEPTEMBER 23, 2020

Total Confirmed:

45

Total Samples Tested:

423

Total Negative Tests:

45,016

Total COVID-19 Cases:

2,235

Profiles of Confirmed Cases

STATUS

MEDICAL STATUS

GENDER

RESIDENTIAL LOCATION

TRAVEL HISTORY2

AGE GROUP

Civilian:    1,968

Military:       267

Stable:             622

Hospitalized1:

  GMH:              32

          ICU:        13

  GRMC:             1

          ICU:          0

  Naval Hospital: 0

Released:    1,543

Deaths:              37

Female: 1,002

Male:    1,233

North:        1,165

Central:         626

South:           334

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 52

Dubai:             02

Japan:              01

Philippines:     22

Singapore:       01

U.S.:               110

Mexico:           01

Identified in Quarantine3:   109

90+:              06

80-89:           26

70-79:           65

60-69:         182

50-59:         333

40-49:         340

30-39:         454

20-29:         530

10-19:         189

0-9:             110

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

2Some cases traveled to more than one country

3Includes home/self-quarantine and quarantine in a Government of Guam facility

Saturday, Oct. 3 COVID-19 Umatac Community Testing 

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS), in collaboration with the Government of Guam and the Mayors’ Council of Guam, is providing free COVID-19 testing to the first 200 participants who have registered with the Umatac Mayor’s Office.

Testing is scheduled for Saturday, October 3 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Umatac Mayor’s Office. Those who pre-registered for the previously scheduled testing through the Umatac Mayor’s Office will be able to keep their reserved spots. Additional registration for this event is closed.

For the safety of the community and the nurses, only four (4) people per vehicle are allowed to be tested. No symptoms are needed to qualify for testing.

Those who were unable to register for testing and are experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19 are advised to call their health care provider. A patient may also call the Northern Region Community Health Center (NRCHC) at (671) 635-7525/6 to schedule an appointment. The NRCHC COVID-19 testing is available by appointment only.

Those experiencing symptoms can also call the DPHSS Medical Triage Hotline phone numbers listed below to report symptoms and obtain guidance from clinicians, or call 311, option 1.

  • (671) 480-7859/83 ●   (671) 685-0358

  • (671) 480-6760/3 ●   (671) 998-4442/60/74/80

  • (671) 687-7321 ●   (671) 687-6170 (ADA Dedicated Number)

The DPHSS Medical Triage Hotline is available from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sundays. Missed calls or calls going to voicemail will be returned

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. 355)

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