92 test positive for COVID-19, including 1 more GDOE employee

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Because the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) releases the official COVID-19 Dashboard and Situation Report on weekdays, cases officially reported on Monday reflect results confirmed from Friday to Sunday.

An additional 92 cases of COVID-19 were officially reported to DPHSS, today. These 92 cases were confirmed over a three-day period, between October 9-11.

To date, there have been a total of 3,170 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 60 deaths, 921 cases in active isolation and 2,189 not in active isolation. Of those cases, 2,890 are classified as civilians and 280 are military service members. These represent cases confirmed from March 12 to October 11.

From October 9-11, a total of 181 new cases of COVID-19 were officially reported. Eighty-nine (89) of these cases were previously reported by the Joint Information Center on Saturday, October 10, and Sunday, October 11, which reflect results from DPHSS. The breakdown of reporting to DPHSS by day is as follows:

  • 107 on October 9

  • 50 on October 10

  • 24 on October 11

Of the 181 cases, 48 cases were identified through contact tracing. Four (4) cases reported recent travel from the United States and were identified in quarantine.

The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results reported to the Joint Information Center on Monday, October 12 and reflects results from Friday, October 9 – Sunday, October 11:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Monday, October 12

New Tests Reported on Monday, October 12

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – October 11)

Total Reported Cases (March 12 – October 11, 2020)

Samples tested on October 11

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

14

177

27,879

1,592

Samples tested from October 9 – 11

Department of Defense (DoD)

0

0

7,137

482

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)

45

252

7,482

532

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory

9

89

5,219

243

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory

9

114

3,199

160

Private Clinics

13

80

1,573

150

Other Laboratories

0

N/A

N/A

2

Probable Case

2

7

14

9

AS OF 8:15 PM, MONDAY,

OCTOBER 12, 2020

Total Confirmed:

92

Total Samples Tested:

719

Total Negative Tests:

52,520

Total COVID-19 Cases:

3,170

Profiles of Confirmed Cases

STATUS

MEDICAL STATUS

GENDER

RESIDENTIAL LOCATION

TRAVEL HISTORY2

AGE GROUP

Civilian:    2,890

Military:       280

Stable:             856

Hospitalized1:

  GMH:              62

         ICU:         10

  GRMC:             0

          ICU:          0

  Naval Hospital: 3
ICU:          2

Released:     2,189

Deaths:             60

Female: 1,489

Male:    1,681

North:        1,716

Central:         876

South:           412

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 86

U.S.:               140

Dubai:             02

Japan:              01

Mexico:           01

Philippines:     25

Singapore:       01

Identified in Quarantine3:   139

90+:              07

80-89:           32

70-79:           90

60-69:         265

50-59:         449

40-49:         476

30-39:         621

20-29:         742

10-19:         299

0-9:             189

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

One GDOE Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

On Monday, October 12, 2020, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed that one GDOE employee from Finegayan Elementary School (FES) tested positive for COVID-19. This case was identified through contact tracing efforts.

FES will remain open and areas of the campus 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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