JIC #209:  8 new cases; 5 from DoD, 2 from DLS, 1 from GMH

JIC #209

Eight new cases of COVID-19 were reported today.

Two cases tested positive at Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS). Five cases tested positive from the Department of Defense (DoD). One case tested positive at the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA).

The DLS and DoD cases reported no contact to a confirmed case; case investigations and contact tracing are ongoing. The GMHA case reported household contact to a confirmed case.

To date, there have been a total of 267 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 179 released from isolation, and 83 active cases.

Of those cases, 221 are classified as civilians and 46 are military service members—35 of which have been identified among a unit deployed to Andersen Air Force Base (AFB).

As this is an evolving situation, information is subject to change with little to no notice.

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/.