63 test positive for COVID-19; total now 767 confirmed cases

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Sixty-three COVID-19 cases were confirmed today, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, according to the Joint Information Center.

Out of the 63 newly confirmed cases, ten cases were identified through contact tracing, eight cases reported recent travel (six from the US and two from the Philippines) and were identified in quarantine.

To date, there have been a total of 767 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 6 deaths, 394 not in isolation, and 367 cases in active isolation. Of those cases, 634 are classified as civilians and 133 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 Friday, August 21, 2020:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Friday, August 21

Samples Tested (August 20)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – August 21)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – August 21, 2020)

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

14

481

16,801

362

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

12

131

4,497

194

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

7

72

4,531

110

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

6

51

3,564

50

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

20

48

1,167

24

Private Clinics6

4

21

172

17

Other Laboratories

0

N/A

N/A

2

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 6:15 PM, FRIDAY,

AUGUST 21, 2020

Total Confirmed:

63

Total Samples Tested:

804

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – August 21):

30,749

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – August 21):

767

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:      634

Military:      133

Stable:             352

Hospitalized2:    15

Released:         394

Deaths:              06

Female:    347

Male:       420

North:           389

Central:        184

South:           128

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 54

Dubai:            02

Japan:             01

Philippines:    20

Singapore:      01

U.S.:               67

Mexico:          01

Identified in Quarantine:    70

90+:              01

80-89:           09

70-79:           24

60-69:           72

50-59:         109

40-49:         110

30-39:         161

20-29:         199

10-19:           58

0-9:               24

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