JIC # 211: 9 new COVID cases reported mid-day Thursday

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Nine cases tested positive from Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS) today (Thursday), according to the Joint Information Center. Of the cases tested positive by DLS, eight cases reported household contact to confirmed cases.

On Wednesday night, four cases tested positive by DPHSS and were reported by the JIC. Among the four cases confirmed by GPHL, three were identified through community outreach and two cases reported household contact to confirmed cases.

To date, there have been a total of 280 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 179 released from isolation, and 96 active cases. Of those cases, 234 are classified as civilians and 46 are military service members.

COVID-19 test results are reported from multiple labs at varying times of the day. The Joint Information Center (JIC) will report cumulative COVID-19 test results that are officially reported to the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) as well as lab results from the DPHSS Guam Public Health Laboratory (GHPL) once a day, unless a need for additional updates is warranted.

Cumulative Results

The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results for Thursday, July 2, 2020:

Laboratory

Confirmed on Thursday, July 2

Samples Tested (July 1)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – July 2)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – July 2, 2020)

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

N/A

369

7,828

181

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

0

21

1,737

58

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

9

78

1,802

27

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

0

34

1,835

6

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

0

12

434

0

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 12:10 PM, THURSDAY,

JULY 2, 2020

Total Confirmed:

9

Total Samples Tested:

514

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – July 2):

13,653

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – July 2):

280

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

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

3Beginning April 15, 2020

Profiles of Confirmed Cases

STATUS

MEDICAL STATUS*

GENDER

RESIDENTIAL LOCATION

TRAVEL HISTORY**

AGE GROUP

Civilian:      234

Military:        46

Stable:               95

Hospitalized:     01

Released:         179

Deaths:              05

Female:    129

Male:       151

North:          149

Central:          59

South:            30

Homeless:      03

Non-resident: 39

Dubai:            02

Japan:             01

Philippines:    12

Singapore:      01

U.S.:               10

Mexico:          01

90+:              01

80-89:           07

70-79:           16

60-69:           45

50-59:           45

40-49:           50

30-39:           48

20-29:           48

10-19:           17

0-9:               03

*Some cases that were previously released from isolation have tested positive through follow-up testing

**Some cases traveled to more than one country

For the latest information on COVID-19, visit dphss.guam.gov or guamrecovery.com. 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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