JIC #225: 290 tested Tuesday; 1 positive

JIC #225

The Joint Information Center reports that 290 samples were tested on Tuesday and just 1 case of COVID-19 was confirmed from a sample tested at Naval Hospital.

Public Health tested 71 samples; Diagnostic Laboratory Services tested 52; 38 samples were tested at Guam memorial Hospital; 14 samples were tested at Guam Regional Medical City hospital; and 115 tested were done at Naval Hospital Guam.

To date, there have been a total of 313 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 213 released from isolation, and 95 active cases.

Of those cases, 266 are classified as civilians and 47 are military service members.

Cumulative Results

The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results for Wednesday, July 15:

4 people remain hospitalized with the disease. 3 at GMH in stable condition and one at Naval Hospital whose condition has not been released.

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/.

Avoid Sharing Unofficial Information 

The Joint Information Center is aware of unverified messages circulating on chat groups and social media about positive COVID-19 cases.

The community is reminded to only share verified, official information with others to avoid the spread of misinformation.

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.