48 test positive for COVID-19; total now 1,395

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Forty-eight new cases of COVID-19 were reported to the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) today.

From August 28 to 30, a total of 108 cases of COVID-19 were reported to DPHSS. Sixty-six (66) new cases were reported on August 28, 39 new cases were reported on August 29, and 3 new cases were reported on August 30. These results are inclusive of the 60 cases previously reported by the Joint Information Center on Saturday, August 29.

Fifty-seven (57) were identified through contact tracing. Forty-five cases were reported released from isolation.

To date, there have been a total of 1,395 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 10 deaths, 533 not in isolation, and 852 cases in active isolation. Of those cases, 1,183 are classified as civilians and 212 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 breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results officially reported to the Joint Information Center on Monday, August 3 and reflects results from Friday, August 28 – Sunday, August 30:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Monday, August 31

New Tests Reported on Monday, August 31

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – August 31)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – August 31, 2020)

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

0

0

20,111

597

Samples tested from August 29 – 30

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

3

97

5,345

360

Samples tested from August 28-30

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

4

41

5,196

212

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

9

129

3,933

107

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

18

113

1,595

70

Private Clinics6

14

44

292

39

Other Laboratories

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

Probable cases

N/A

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 8 PM, MONDAY,

AUGUST 31, 2020

Total Confirmed:

48

Total Samples Tested:

424

Total Negative Tests:

36,489

Total COVID-19 Cases:

1,395

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:    1,183

Military:      212

Stable:             814

Hospitalized2:    38

Released:         533

Deaths:              10

Female:    617

Male:       778

North:           697

Central:         327

South:           220

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 55

Dubai:            02

Japan:             01

Philippines:    20

Singapore:      01

U.S.:               79

Mexico:          01

Identified in Quarantine4:    82

90+:              05

80-89:           16

70-79:           43

60-69:         127

50-59:         207

40-49:         188

30-39:         293

20-29:         340

10-19:         117

0-9:               59

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