55 test positive for COVID-19; total now 1,287

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The Joint Information Center has reported 55 newly positive cases of COVID-19, 26 cases of which were identified through contact tracing.

To date, there have been a total of 1,287 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 10 deaths, 488 not in isolation, and 789 cases in active isolation. Of those cases, 1,095 are classified as civilians and 192 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 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 officially reported to the Joint Information Center on Friday, August 28, 2020 and reflects results from Thursday, August 27, 2020:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Friday, August 28

Samples Tested on Thursday, August 27

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – August 28)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – August 28, 2020)

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

19

283

19,761

569

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

22

137

5,127

325

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

4

45

5,159

208

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

6

44

3,813

98

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

1

48

1,500

52

Private Clinics6

3

13

262

25

Other Laboratories

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

Probable cases

N/A

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 8:35 PM, FRIDAY,

AUGUST 28, 2020

Total Confirmed:

55

Total Samples Tested:

570

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – August 28):

35,639

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – August 28):

1,287

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:    1,095

Military:      192

Stable:             753

Hospitalized2:    36

Released:         488

Deaths:              10

Female:    574

Male:       713

North:           644

Central:         312

South:           200

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:           15

70-79:           41

60-69:         121

50-59:         188

40-49:         166

30-39:         264

20-29:         322

10-19:         111

0-9:               54

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

(JIC Release No. 295)

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