JIC #221: Two new cases of COVID FRIDAY; 1 from DoD, the other reported by DLS

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DPHSS tested 111 individuals for COVID-19 on Friday, July 10, with conclusive results.

Zero tested positive and 111 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2. Results include 41 samples from COVID-19 community testing held at the Astumbo Gym on July 8.

Two additional cases were reported to DPHSS.

One case was confirmed by Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS). One case was confirmed by the Department of Defense (DoD). This case reported recent travel to the continental United States and was in contact with a confirmed case while there.

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 once a day, 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/.

The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results for Saturday, July 11, 2020:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Saturday, July 11

Samples Tested (July 10)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – July 11)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – July 11, 2020)

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

0

111

9,711

194

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

1

N/A

2,060

61

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

1

N/A

2,285

42

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

0

N/A

2,081

7

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

N/A

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

0

N/A

513

0

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 1:15 PM, SATURDAY,

JULY 11, 2020

Total Confirmed:

2

Total Samples Tested:

111

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – July 11):

16,667

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – July 11):

312

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 a total of 312 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 202 released from isolation, and 105 active cases. Of those cases, 266 are classified as civilians and 46 are military service members.

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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