75 new COVID-19 cases; 2 GDOE workers test positive

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The Joint Information Center is reporting 75 new cases of COVID-19 as of 7:15 pm, Wednesday, Oct. 14.

Of the 75 new cases, 19 were identified through contact tracing. Four cases reported recent travel from the United States and were identified in quarantine.

To date, there have been a total of 3,341 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 61 deaths, 995 cases in active isolation, and 2,285 not in active isolation. Of those cases, 3,059 are classified as civilians and 282 are military service members.

The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results reported to the Joint Information Center on Wednesday, October 14, and reflects results from Tuesday, October 13:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Wednesday, October 14

Samples Tested on Tuesday, October 13

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – October 13)

Total Reported Cases (March 12 – October 14, 2020)

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

32

286

28,427

1,692

Department of Defense (DoD)

1

25

7,275

488

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)

21

67

7,544

555

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory

6

37

5,291

258

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory

3

51

3,298

165

Private Clinics

11

56

1,684

171

Other Laboratories

0

N/A

N/A

2

Probable Case

1

4

17

10

AS OF 7:15 PM, WEDNESDAY,

OCTOBER 14, 2020

Total Confirmed:

75

Total Samples Tested:

526

Total Negative Tests:

53,553

Total COVID-19 Cases:

3,341

Profiles of Confirmed Cases

STATUS

MEDICAL STATUS

GENDER

RESIDENTIAL LOCATION

TRAVEL HISTORY2

AGE GROUP

Civilian:    3,059

Military:       282

Stable:             933

Hospitalized1:

  GMH:              57

         ICU:         12
Ventilator:  4

  GRMC:             3

          ICU:          0

  Naval Hospital: 2
ICU:          2

Released:     2,285

Deaths:             61

Female: 1,574

Male:    1,767

North:        1,820

Central:         918

South:           430

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 87

U.S.:               145

Dubai:             02

Japan:              01

Mexico:           01

Philippines:     25

Singapore:       01

Identified in Quarantine3:   143

90+:              08

80-89:           32

70-79:           94

60-69:         276

50-59:         477

40-49:         504

30-39:         648

20-29:         774

10-19:         327

0-9:             201

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

Two GDOE Workers Test Positive for COVID-19

On Wednesday, October 14, 2020, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed that two individuals from the GDOE Tiyan headquarters and John F. Kennedy High School (JFKHS) tested positive for COVID-19. These cases are comprised of either GDOE employees or contractual workers and were identified through contact tracing efforts.The GDOE is working closely with DPHSS to conduct contact tracing and any close contacts of the confirmed cases will be contacted directly by DPHSS.

Areas of JFKHS and the GDOE Tiyan offices will be identified for cleaning and disinfecting as needed. Employees will not have access to these areas until cleaning has been completed. Hard copy packet and food distribution will continue uninterrupted.

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.

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