8 new cases of COVID-19; CAR score 1.2

350

Eight (8) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 463 tests performed on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Six cases reported recent travel and were identified in quarantine.

To date, there have been a total of 7,386 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 124 deaths, 117 cases in active isolation and 7,145 not in active isolation.

 

TODAY’S CAR SCORE*

1.2

*The COVID Area Risk (CAR) Score accounts for the incidence of new cases, how well current testing identifies these cases, and the rate of spread. The ideal long-term goal is to sustain a CAR Score of 2.5 or less, which has been shown to correlate with very low to zero COVID-related hospitalizations and deaths.

The following tables provide COVID-19 test results reported to the Joint Information Center on Thursday, January 7 and reflects results from Wednesday, January 6:

 

COVID-19 CASE COUNT

TOTAL

NEW CASES

REPORTED TODAY

PAST 7 DAYS

COVID-19 CASES:

7,386

8

69

CONFIRMED CASES:

7,200

8

61

PROBABLE CASES:

186

0

8

 

COVID-19 TESTING

ON GUAM

TOTAL

NEW TESTS

REPORTED TODAY

7-DAY

% POSITIVE

DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

104,219

463

3.8%

MOLECULAR TESTS

98,084

439

3.9%

ANTIGEN TEST

6,135

24

2.2%

SEROLOGY TESTS

331

2

66.7%

 

CASE BREAKDOWN

STATUS

TOTAL

CURRENT ISOLATION LOCATION

TOTAL

COVID-19 Death

124

Hospital

12

Active Isolation

117

Home

85

Not In Isolation

7,145

Isolation Facility

15

Civilian

7,054

Military

5

Military Service Member

332

 

COVID HOSPITAL CENSUS

Guam Memorial Hospital

Guam Regional Medical City

U.S. Naval Hospital

TOTAL

COVID ADMISSION

11

1

0

12

IN ICU

2

0

0

2

ON VENTILATOR

1

0

0

1

 

The following provides COVID-19 vaccinations reported to the Joint Information Center on Thursday, January 7, 2021 for vaccinations administered from December 17 to January 6:

 

SITE

VACCINATED ONSITE

  PHASE

DPHSS:

Okkodo High School;

Northern Region Community Health Center

3,618

1a

1b

Healthcare personnel and residents of long-term care facilities

Elderly adults ages 75 years and older

First responders and essential frontline workers

Guam Memorial Hospital

1,149

1a

1b

Healthcare personnel and residents of long-term care facilities

Elderly adults ages 75 years and older

Guam Regional Medical City

557

1a

Healthcare personnel and residents of long-term care facilities

Health Services of the Pacific

17

Saint Dominic’s Senior Care Home

67

Capuchin Friary

5

Notre Dame

5

Mercy Healthcare

30

TOTAL

5,448

Total Reactions

Reported to VAERS*:

3

*Healthcare agencies are required to report certain adverse events or reactions to vaccines to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System. VAERS is an early warning system to detect possible safety problems in U.S.-licensed vaccines, and is co-managed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

GBHWC Crisis Hotline

The Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center (GBHWC) has a Crisis Hotline that is available 24/7 at (671) 647-8833/4. For those feeling anxious, stressed, overwhelmed or are needing to talk to someone, GBHWC has experienced providers available and ready to assist the community with any heightened stress and anxiety experienced as a result of COVID-19.

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. 525)

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