7 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19

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The Joint Information Center is reporting seven newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 positive cases.

Of the seven newly confirmed cases, one case was identified through contact tracing; three cases had recent travel to the continental US and were identified in a quarantine facility; and four cases are under investigation.

To date, there have been a total of 375 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 318 released from isolation, and 52 active cases. Of those cases, 326 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 Tuesday, August 4, 2020:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Tuesday, August 4

Samples Tested (August 3)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – August 4)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – August 4, 2020)

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

5

268

12,276

228

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

1

0

3,195

69

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

1

63

3,371

52

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

0

40

2,920

15

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

0

15

769

1

Other Laboratories

0

N/A

N/A

2

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 12 PM, TUESDAY,

AUGUST 4, 2020

Total Confirmed:

7

Total Samples Tested:

386

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – August 4):

22,548

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – August 4):

375

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:      326

Military:        49

Stable:               49

Hospitalized2:    03

Released:         318

Deaths:              05

Female:    174

Male:       201

North:          199

Central:          87

South:            40

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 45

Dubai:            02

Japan:             01

Philippines:    16

Singapore:      01

U.S.:               32

Mexico:          01

90+:              01

80-89:           07

70-79:           18

60-69:           51

50-59:           57

40-49:           68

30-39:           69

20-29:           67

10-19:           27

0-9:               10

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