JIC #229: One tests positive for COVID-19

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The Joint Information Center has reported one positive case of COVID-19 out of 57 samples tested by the Department of Public Health and Social Services.

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/.

Cumulative Results

The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results for Saturday, July 18, 2020:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Saturday, July 18

Samples Tested (July 17)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – July 18)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – July 18, 2020)

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

1

57

10,084

195

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

0

N/A

2,341

62

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

0

N/A

2,608

42

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

0

N/A

2,338

8

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

N/A

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

0

N/A

606

0

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 10:50 AM, SATURDAY,

JULY 18, 2020

Total Confirmed:

1

Total Samples Tested:

57

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – July 18):

17,938

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – July 18):

315

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 315 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 222 released from isolation, and 88 active cases. Of those cases, 268 are classified as civilians and 47 are military service members.

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