DPHSS: Only 21 active cases of COVID-19; 110 have recovered

Department of Public Health and Social Services (PNC file photo)

The Department of Public Health and Social Services has reported that 110 have already recovered from 136 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been 5 deaths.

The governor stated that while Guam can celebrate this number, residents still need to be cautious and maintain proper social distancing.

“Stay home. Stop the spread. Save lives,” the governor tweeted.

The governor has attributed the latest “sustained, low” number of positive COVID-19 cases to the public’s cooperation with the government’s social distancing and stay-at-home restrictions.

From Monday to Thursday there were no positive case of COVID-19 reported by DPHSS. There was one clinical diagnostic case and one report case from DLS.

Test Results for the Past Week

On Monday, April 13, 33 samples were tested by public health, none were positive. 1 case was clinically diagnosed. 134 confirmed.

On Tuesday, April 14: 30 tests were conducted, public health found no positives, DLS found one. 135 confirmed.

On Wednesday, April 15, 32 tested by public health and GMH. None were found to be positive for COVID-19.  The number of confirmed cases remains at 135.

On Thursday April 16, 11 were tested, none were positive. 135 confirmed.

On Friday April, 17,  32 were tested. 1 more sample was found to be positive raising to 136 the number of people on Guam who have tested positive for COVID-19.

On Saturday April 18, 7 tests were conducted by public health. None were positive. 136 confirmed.