47 test positive for COVID-19; total now 1494

779

Forty-seven (47) cases were reported to the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS). Of the 47 newly reported cases, 20 cases were identified through contact tracing and one case reported recent travel from the United States and was identified in quarantine. Eighty-five (85) cases were reported released from isolation.

To date, there have been a total of 1,494 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 13 deaths, 653 not in isolation, and 828 cases in active isolation. Of those cases, 1,271 are classified as civilians and 223 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 officially reported to the Joint Information Center on Wednesday, September 2 and reflects results from Tuesday, September 1:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Wednesday, September 2

Samples Tested  on Tuesday, September 1

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – September 2)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – September 2, 2020)

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

31

270

20,577

650

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

11

98

5,493

389

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

0

1

5,198

212

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

2

22

3,970

117

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

2

52

1,692

72

Private Clinics6

1

15

330

44

Other Laboratories

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

Probable cases

N/A

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 8 PM, WEDNESDAY,

SEPTEMBER 2, 2020

Total Confirmed:

47

Total Samples Tested:

458

Total Negative Tests:

37,277

Total COVID-19 Cases:

1,494

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:    1,271

Military:       223

Stable:             783

Hospitalized2:    45

Released:         653

Deaths:              13

Female:    664

Male:       830

North:           752

Central:         368

South:           232

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 52

Dubai:            02

Japan:             01

Philippines:    21

Singapore:      01

U.S.:               93

Mexico:          01

Identified in Quarantine4:    89

90+:              05

80-89:           18

70-79:           47

60-69:         134

50-59:         223

40-49:         198

30-39:         313

20-29:         362

10-19:         128

0-9:               66

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. This number may be subject to change.

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.

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