60th COVID-linked death, 22 new cases reported; total COVID cases now 3,078

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The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 60th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) at approximately 3:51 a.m. The patient was a 60-year-old male with underlying health conditions that were compounded by COVID-19. He was admitted to GMH on October 3 and tested positive upon admission.

“Jeff, Lt. Governor Josh, and I send our heartfelt condolences and sympathies to those he cherished. You will remain in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult of times,” said Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. “Making these announcements is very difficult, and each death brings sadness to our people. Let’s continue with our fight against this virus. Keep our guards up. Wear your masks, social distance and avoid social gatherings.”

Cumulative Results

To date, there have been a total of 3,078 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 60 deaths, 947 cases in active isolation and 2,071 not in active isolation. The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results reported to the Joint Information Center on Sunday, October 11 and reflects results from Saturday, October 10:

 

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Sunday, October 11

Samples Tested on Saturday, October 10

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – October 11)

Total Reported Cases (March 12 – October 11, 2020)

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

22

155

27,716

1,578

Department of Defense (DoD)

N/A

N/A

7,137

482

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)

N/A

N/A

7,275

487

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory

N/A

N/A

5,139

234

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory

N/A

N/A

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory

N/A

N/A

3,094

151

Private Clinics

N/A

N/A

1,506

137

Other Laboratories

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

Probable Case

N/A

N/A

9

7

AS OF 12 PM, SUNDAY,

OCTOBER 11, 2020

Total Confirmed:

22

Total Samples Tested:

155

Total Negative Tests:

51,893

Total COVID-19 Cases:

3,078

The Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center (GBHWC) has a Crisis Hotline that is available 24/7 at (671) 647-8833/4. For those feeling anxious, stressed, overwhelmed or are needing to talk to someone, GBHWC has experienced providers available and ready to assist the community with any heightened stress and anxiety experienced as a result of COVID-19.

For information on COVID-19 cases, visit the official COVID-19 Situation Report at http://dphss.guam.gov/covid-19/.

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. 390)

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