66 new positive cases out of 583 tested for COVID-19

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The Joint Information Center has reported 66 new cases of COVID-19 as of 7:10 pm Thursday, Oct. 8.

Of the 66 new cases, 24 were identified through contact tracing. Six cases reported recent travel from the United States and were identified in quarantine.

To date, there have been a total of 2,934 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 58 deaths, 810 cases in active isolation and 2,067 not in active isolation. Of those cases, 2,655 are classified as civilians and 279 are military service members.

As of October 8, there have been 58 COVID-19-related fatalities. Though one recently confirmed case of COVID-19 was identified and reported deceased by the Joint Information Center today, it will not be officially included in the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) COVID-19 Situation Report until tomorrow, October 9.

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

Cumulative Results

The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results reported to the Joint Information Center on Thursday, October 8 and reflects results from Wednesday, October 7:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Thursday, October 8

Samples Tested on Wednesday, October 7

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – October 8)

Total Reported Cases (March 12 – October 8, 2020)

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

38

261

27,109

1,454

Department of Defense (DoD)

5

62

7,081

481

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)

11

98

7,275

486

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory

4

36

5,114

231

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory

2

64

3,070

146

Private Clinics

5

57

1,462

129

Other Laboratories

0

0

N/A

2

Probable Case

1

5

9

5

AS OF 7:10 PM, THURSDAY,

OCTOBER 8, 2020

Total Confirmed:

66

Total Samples Tested:

583

Total Negative Tests:

51,137

Total COVID-19 Cases:

2,934

Profiles of Confirmed Cases

STATUS

MEDICAL STATUS

GENDER

RESIDENTIAL LOCATION

TRAVEL HISTORY2

AGE GROUP

Civilian:    2,655

Military:       279

Stable:             760

Hospitalized1:

  GMH:              47

         ICU:         13

  GRMC:             0

          ICU:          0

  Naval Hospital: 3
ICU:          2

Released:     2,067

Deaths:             58

Female: 1,361

Male:    1,573

North:        1,583

Central:         814

South:           391

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 81

Dubai:             02

Japan:              01

Philippines:     25

Singapore:       01

U.S.:               134

Mexico:           01

Identified in Quarantine3:   133

90+:              07

80-89:           30

70-79:           87

60-69:         251

50-59:         420

40-49:         444

30-39:         579

20-29:         687

10-19:         266

0-9:             163

1Hospitalization rate is based on intake numbers reported to the JIC. This number may be subject to change.

2Some cases traveled to more than one country

3Includes home/self-quarantine and quarantine in a Government of Guam facility

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. 385)

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