JIC #216: Two new cases of COVID; 3 still hospitalized

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The Guam Department of Public Health tested 165 people for COVID-19 on Monday, July and found one positive case of COVID-19.

The infected person reported recent travel to the continental US. One additional positive case of COVID-19 was reported by Diagnostic Laboratory Services.

To date, there have been a total of 303 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 184
released from isolation, and 114 active cases. Of those cases, 257 are classified as civilians and 46 are military service members.

Cumulative Results 

The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results for Tuesday, July 7:

Of the newly reported cases 3 remain hospitalized.

Two are still at Guam Memorial Hospital and one is at Naval Hospital Guam.

All three are reported to be in stable condition.

COVID-19 Testing Available Wednesday in Dededo
DPHSS, in collaboration with the Government of Guam, the Mayors Council of Guam, private, and federal agencies, continues expanded COVID-19 testing.

Testing is free and open to the public while supplies last. No symptoms are needed to
qualify for testing. Please bring an I.D., if one is available. The expanded testing schedule is as follows:

COVID-19 Drive-Through and Walk-In Testing: 

● Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the Astumbo Gym in Dededo
If you are experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19, please call your health care
provider. If a patient does not have a regular health care provider, they can call any of the
Community Health Centers or the DPHSS Medical Triage Hotline phone numbers listed below to report symptoms and obtain guidance from clinicians, or call 311 and dial option number 1.

● (671) 480-7859
● (671) 480-6760/3
● (671) 480-7883
● (671) 687-6170 (ADA Dedicated Number)

For inquiries on COVID-19, contact 311 through a local number, or call the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10.

Reporting test results:

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

The Joint Information Center 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.

For updated information on COVID-19 cases on Guam, visit the COVID-19 Dashboard and
Situation Report at http://dphss.guam.gov/covid-19/.