JIC #182: Zero positive out of 223 tested by DPHSS; 1 positive from DOD

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The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested 223 individuals for COVID-19 on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 with conclusive results. Zero tested positive through DPHSS and 223 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2. Results include 192 samples from COVID-19 drive-through testing held at the Piti Mayor’s Office.

One new case of COVID-19 was confirmed by the Department of Defense (DoD) and reported earlier today.

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. The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results for Tuesday, June 16, 2020:

 

Laboratory

Confirmed on Tuesday, June 16

Samples Tested (June 16)

Samples Tested (June 15)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – June 16)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – June 16, 2020)

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

0

223

44

4,691

150

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

1

N/A

24

1,377

16

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

0

N/A

0

1,132

7

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

0

N/A

27

1,276

5

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

N/A

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

0

N/A

0

353

0

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 9:25 PM, TUESDAY,

JUNE 16, 2020

Total Confirmed:

1

Total Samples Tested:

223

Total Samples Tested:

95

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – June 16):

8,846

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – June 16):

 186

1Beginning March 26, 2020 4Beginning April 23, 2020

2Beginning March 31, 2020 5Beginning April 30, 2020

3Beginning April 15, 2020

 

To date, there have been 186 cases confirmed through COVID-19 testing provided with 5 deaths, 169 released from isolation, and 12 active cases. New criteria for release of cases from isolation were implemented on May 22. For persons having symptoms, at least 10 days have passed since recovery defined as resolution of fever without the use of fever- reducing medications and improvement in respiratory symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath) and any other symptoms attributed to COVID-19 infection AND at least 10 days have passed since symptoms first appeared—or, with recurrent symptoms, at least 10 days have passed since recurrent symptoms appeared—AND at least 14 days have passed since the date of their first (or most recent) positive COVID-19 diagnostic test. For persons without symptoms, at least 14 days have passed since the date of their first (or most recent) positive COVID-19 diagnostic test assuming they have not subsequently developed symptoms since their positive test.

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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