Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on Guam rises to 45

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The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested 38 individuals for COVID-19 on Thursday, March 26, 2020 with conclusive results. Eight (8) tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 and 30 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2.

A total of 308 tests were performed from March 12, 2020 through March 26, 2020 with conclusive results. To date, a total of 45 cases tested positive by DPHSS and 263 cases tested negative for COVID-19 with one death. All 44 remaining cases tested by the DPHSS Guam Public Health Laboratory are in isolation.

Additionally, Joint Region Marianas, working with the Government of Guam, coordinated the transport of four sailors, who tested positive for COVID-19, off of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) to Guam. The patients are being treated at U.S. Naval Hospital Guam and remain isolated at U.S. Naval Base Guam in accordance with CDC protocols.

45 positive cases confirmed by DPHSS

4 positive cases from the USS Theodore Roosevelt

The Government of Guam (GovGuam) is aggressively implementing its COVID-19 response to identify and contain transmission of COVID-19 in Guam. With any change in status, anticipate timely notification.

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