74 test positive for COVID-19; total now 1560

786

Seventy-four (74) cases of COVID-19 were reported to the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS). Of the 74 cases, 16 cases were identified through contact tracing and three cases reported recent travel from the US and were identified in quarantine.

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 information on COVID-19 cases, visit the COVID-19 Dashboard and Situation Report at http://dphss.guam.gov/covid-19/. The COVID-19 Dashboard is updated on business days.

Cumulative Results

The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results officially reported to the Joint Information Center on Thursday, September 3 and reflects results from Wednesday, September 2:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Thursday, September 3

Samples Tested  on Wednesday, September 2

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – September 3)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – September 3, 2020)

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

32

218

20,763

682

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

7

85

5,571

396

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

28

316

5,486

240

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

5

41

4,015

122

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

2

40

1,730

74

Private Clinics6

0

18

348

44

Other Laboratories

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

AS OF 7:30 PM, THURSDAY,

SEPTEMBER 3, 2020

Total Confirmed:

74

Total Samples Tested:

718

Total Negative Tests:

37,930

Total COVID-19 Cases:

1,560

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

2Beginning March 31, 2020 4Beginning April 23, 2020 6Beginning August 10, 2020

(JIC Release No. 303)

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