53 test positive for COVID-19; total rises to 820

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The Joint Information Center is reporting that 53 tested positive for COVID-19 out of 1,075 tested from Aug. 21 to 22. All the positive results were reported out by the Department of Public Health and Social Services.

To date, there have been a total of 820 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 7 deaths, 394 not in isolation, and 419 cases in active isolation. Of those cases, 687 are classified as civilians and 133 are military service members.

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.

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 updated information on COVID-19 cases on Guam, visit the COVID-19 Dashboard and Situation Report at http://dphss.guam.gov/covid-19/.

Cumulative Results

The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results for Sunday, August 23, 2020:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Sunday, August 23

Samples Tested (August 21-22)

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – August 23)

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

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

53

1,075

17,823

415

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

N/A

N/A

4,497

194

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

N/A

N/A

4,531

110

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

N/A

N/A

3,564

50

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

N/A

N/A

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

N/A

N/A

1,167

24

Private Clinics6

N/A

N/A

172

17

Other Laboratories

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

Probable cases

N/A

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 10 AM, SUNDAY,

AUGUST 23, 2020

Total Confirmed:

53

Total Samples Tested:

1,075

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – August 23):

31,771

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – August 23):

820

1Beginning March 26, 2020 3Beginning April 15, 2020 5Beginning April 30, 2020

2Beginning March 31, 2020 4Beginning April 23, 2020 6Beginning August 10, 2020

 

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