JIC #228: 241 tested THURSDAY, zero tested positive

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No confirmed cases of COVID-19 were found amongst the 241 samples that were tested on Thursday.

Public Health tested 106 samples; 28 samples were tested at Naval Hospital; Diagnostic Laboratory Services tested 56; 40 were tested at Guam Memorial Hospital; and 11 tests were done at Guam Regional Medical City hospital. All of them came back negative.

Only 2 people remain hospitalized now, down from 4 earlier this week. The Governor’s Press Secretary Krystal Paco-San Agustin says 1 person is at GMH, the other is at Naval Hospital. Both are in stable condition, she said.

To date, there have been a total of 314 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 222 released from isolation, and 87 active cases.

Of those cases, 267 are classified as civilians and 47 are military service members.

Cumulative Results
The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results for Friday, July 17:

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/.

Expanded COVID-19 Testing Continues 

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (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. If your village is not listed, please proceed to a neighboring village for
testing.

Please bring an I.D., if one is available. The expanded testing schedule is as follows:

COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing: 

● Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Tamuning Elementary School
○ Free and open to everyone while supplies last
● Thursday, July 23, 2020, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Asan-Maina’s Mayor’s Office
○ Free and open to everyone while supplies last

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)