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The Joint Information Center has reported 50 new cases of COVID-19 on island.

Of the 50 new cases, 20 were identified through contact tracing. Three cases reported recent travel from the United States and were identified in quarantine.

To date, there have been a total of 2,868 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 57 deaths, 887 cases in active isolation and 1,924 not in active isolation. Of those cases, 2,592 are classified as civilians and 276 are military service members.

Cumulative Results

The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results reported to the Joint Information Center on Wednesday, October 7 and reflects results from Tuesday, October 6:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Wednesday, October 7

Samples Tested on Tuesday, October 6

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – October 7)

Total Reported Cases (March 12 – October 7, 2020)

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

34

245

26,886

1,416

Department of Defense (DoD)

3

55

7,024

476

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)

0

24

7,188

475

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory

4

36

5,082

227

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory

3

46

3,008

144

Private Clinics

6

64

1,410

124

Other Laboratories

0

N/A

N/A

2

Probable Case

0

2

5

4

AS OF 7 PM, WEDNESDAY,

OCTOBER 7, 2020

Total Confirmed:

50

Total Samples Tested:

472

Total Negative Tests:

50,620

Total COVID-19 Cases:

2,868

Profiles of Confirmed Cases

STATUS

MEDICAL STATUS

GENDER

RESIDENTIAL LOCATION

TRAVEL HISTORY2

AGE GROUP

Civilian:    2,592

Military:       276

Stable:             842

Hospitalized1:

  GMH:              44

         ICU:         15

  GRMC:             0

          ICU:          0

  Naval Hospital: 1

Released:     1,924

Deaths:             57

Female: 1,330

Male:    1,538

North:        1,549

Central:         790

South:           384

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 79

Dubai:             02

Japan:              01

Philippines:     25

Singapore:       01

U.S.:               128

Mexico:           01

Identified in Quarantine3:   127

90+:              07

80-89:           28

70-79:           85

60-69:         244

50-59:         414

40-49:         431

30-39:         568

20-29:         670

10-19:         260

0-9:             161

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

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. 382)

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