6 test positive for COVID-19

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A total of six cases of COVID-19 were confirmed today, according to the Joint Information Center.

One tested positive at the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS). This case was identified through contact tracing. One case tested positive at Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS). Four cases tested positive at the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA). These cases are under investigation.

To date, there have been a total of 418 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 325 released from isolation, and 88 active cases. Of those cases, 369 are classified as civilians and 49 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 for Monday, August 10, 2020:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Monday, August 10

Samples Tested (August 7-8)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – August 10)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – August 10, 2020)

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

1

303

13,516

251

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

0

155

3,507

70

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

1

142

3,657

65

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

4

69

3,112

21

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

0

45

849

1

Other Laboratories

0

N/A

N/A

2

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 2:30 PM, MONDAY,

AUGUST 10, 2020

Total Confirmed:

6

Total Samples Tested:

714

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – August 10):

24,658

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – August 10):

418

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

2Beginning March 31, 2020 4Beginning April 23, 2020

Profiles of Confirmed Cases

STATUS

MEDICAL STATUS1

GENDER

RESIDENTIAL LOCATION

TRAVEL HISTORY3

AGE GROUP

Civilian:      369

Military:        49

Stable:               83

Hospitalized2:   05

Released:         325

Deaths:              05

Female:    194

Male:       224

North:          224

Central:          98

South:            47

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 45

Dubai:            02

Japan:             01

Philippines:    16

Singapore:      01

U.S.:               36

Mexico:          01

90+:              01

80-89:           07

70-79:           19

60-69:           52

50-59:           63

40-49:           72

30-39:           75

20-29:           86

10-19:           30

0-9:               13

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 and USNH. This number may be subject to change.

3Some cases traveled to more than one country

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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