JIC #141: One more positive case of COVID-19 confirmed by GMH on SATURDAY


An additional case of COVID-19 confirmed on Saturday was reported Sunday by Guam Memorial Hospital on Saturday, raising the total number of tests performed on May 23 to 5 of which just this one positive case has now been reported.

The person found positive Saturday reported recent travel to the continental United States. The person was identified as a positive case while staying at one of the GovGuam quarantine hotels.

To date, there have been 166 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the outbreak began. 5 people have died. 138 others have been released from isolation after they were presumed to have recovered.

COVID-19 test results are reported from multiple labs at varying times of the day.

The cumulative total from all labs will be reported on a nightly basis, 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/.