9 test positive for COVID-19

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The Joint Information Center reports that nine have tested positive for COVID-19 in the latest batch of testing.

Out of the nine newly confirmed cases, one tested positive at the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS). Three cases tested positive at Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH). Three cases tested positive at Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS). One case tested positive at Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC). One case tested positive in Indiana. Of the nine newly confirmed cases, four cases had recent travel to the US Mainland.

To date, there have been a total of 368 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 305 released from isolation, and 58 active cases. Of those cases, 319 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 Monday, August 3, 2020:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Monday, August 3

Samples Tested (July 31-August 1)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – August 3)

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

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

1

198

12,049

223

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

0

255

3,196

68

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

3

95

3,309

51

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

3

109

2,880

15

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

1

35

754

1

Other Laboratories

1

N/A

N/A

2

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 1:20 PM, MONDAY,

AUGUST 3, 2020

Total Confirmed:

9

Total Samples Tested:

692

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – August 3):

22,205

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – August 3):

368

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:      319

Military:        49

Stable:               53

Hospitalized2:    05

Released:         305

Deaths:              05

Female:    171

Male:       197

North:          196

Central:          85

South:            38

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 45

Dubai:            02

Japan:             01

Philippines:    16

Singapore:      01

U.S.:               29

Mexico:          01

90+:              01

80-89:           07

70-79:           18

60-69:           51

50-59:           57

40-49:           67

30-39:           67

20-29:           64

10-19:           27

0-9:               09

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

2020 Census of Guam Update

The Guam Census Office reminds residents to respond to the 2020 Census of Guam. Residents should call the number of their Notice of Visit to respond. If you have not received a Notice of Visit or misplaced it, please call the Guam Census Office at 645-2020. Office hours are Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Residents may also contact their village call center directly. Call Center hours are Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Northern Dededo: 645-2119

  • Southern Dededo: 645-2125

  • Northern Yigo: 645-2115

  • Southern Yigo: 645-2112

  • Tamuning, Tumon, Harmon, Hagåtña: 645-2106

  • Agana Heights, Chalan Pago-Ordot, Sinajana: 645-2090

  • Mongmong, Toto, Maite, Mangilao: 645-2085

  • Barrigada: 645-2097

  • Piti, Asan, Agat, Santa Rita: 645-2101

  • Yona, Talofofo, Inarajan, Merizo, Umatac: 645-2080

Respond to the 2020 Census of Guam by September 15. For more information, please visit 2020census.guam.gov.

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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