93rd COVID-linked death; 74 new positive cases

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The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 93rd COVID-19-related fatality was pronounced dead on arrival at the Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) at approximately 12:06 p.m. The patient was a 59-year-old male with underlying conditions that were further compounded by COVID-19. He was a known COVID-19 case.

“May his memory be a blessing to those he left behind. Though words are never enough, to his family and friends, Jeff, Lt. Governor Josh, and I send our deepest condolences and sympathies,” said Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. “Each of us plays a part in this fight. We must continue to remain vigilant and slow the spread of this virus as best we can.”

Cumulative Results

To date, there have been a total of 5,924 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 1,890 cases in active isolation and 3,942 not in active isolation.

As of November 13, 2020, there have been 93 COVID-19-related fatalities. Though one recently confirmed COVID-19-related fatality was reported by the Joint Information Center today, it will not be officially included in the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) COVID-19 Situation Report until Monday, November 16.

As of November 13, 2020 the COVID Area Risk (CAR) Score is 39.3. The CAR Score accounts for the incidence of new cases, how well current testing identifies these cases, and the rate of spread. An ideal CAR Score for Guam would be 5.0 and below. To learn more about the CAR Score, visit Strive for Five.

Of the 74 newly confirmed cases, eight (8) cases were identified through contact tracing. Eight (8) 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 Friday, November 13 and reflects results from Thursday, November 12:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Friday, November 13

Samples Tested on Thursday, November 12

Total Negative Tests (March 12 – November 12)

Total Reported Cases (March 12 – November 13, 2020)

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

44

532

36,985

3,248

Department of Defense (DoD)

1

56

8,704

578

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)

6

46

9,549

896

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory

2

35

6,164

366

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory

4

40

4,661

285

Private Clinics

16

114

3,515

438

Other Laboratories

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

Probable Case

1

20

773

111

AS OF 10 PM, FRIDAY

NOVEMBER 13, 2020

Total Confirmed:

74

Total Samples Tested:

843

Total Negative Tests:

70,368

Total COVID-19 Cases:

5,924

 

COVID HOSPITAL CENSUS

Guam Memorial Hospital

Guam Regional Medical City

U.S. Naval Hospital

TOTAL

COVID ADMISSION

69

3

6

78

IN ICU

14

1

3

18

ON VENTILATOR

10

0

1

11

Profiles of Confirmed Cases

MEDICAL STATUS

GENDER

RESIDENCE

TRAVEL HISTORY1

AGE GROUP

EPI LINK TO COVID-19 CASE3

Stable:        1,812

Hospitalized:   78

Released:    3,942

Deaths:            93

Female: 2,525

Male:     3,399

North:           3,365

Central:        1,536

South:             687

Homeless:        04

Non-resident:  77

U.S.:             205

Dubai:            02

Japan:             01

Mexico:          01

Philippines:    30

Singapore:      01

Identified in Quarantine2: 208

90+:            10

80-89:         43

70-79:       161

60-69:       473

50-59:       878

40-49:    1,040

30-39:    1,132

20-29:    1,252

10-19:       587

0-9:           348

Household:   1,508

Community:    838

Workplace:      798

Healthcare:        68

1Some cases traveled to more than one country

2Includes home/self-quarantine and quarantine in a Government of Guam facility

3 Some cases have more than one link to other COVID-19 cases.

(JIC Release No. 447)

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