JIC #201: 3 new cases FRIDAY; 361 tested by DPHSS, 1 found positive; 2 positives reported by DLS

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The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested 361 individuals for COVID-19 on Friday, June 26, 2020, with conclusive results. One tested positive through DPHSS and 360 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2. Results include 273 samples from COVID-19 drive-through testing held at the St. Francis church parking lot in Yona on Thursday.

Two cases tested positive at Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS) and were reported earlier today.

COVID-19 test results are reported from multiple labs at varying times of the day. The cumulative total from all labs will be reported on a nightly basis, unless unavailable. The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results for Friday, June 26, 2020:

Laboratory

Confirmed on Friday, June 26

Samples Tested (June 26)

Samples Tested (June 25)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – June 26)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – June 26, 2020)

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

1

361

309

6,650

173

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

0

N/A

30

1,625

51

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

2

N/A

41

1,348

11

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

0

N/A

33

1,633

5

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

N/A

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

0

N/A

9

371

0

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 8:55 PM, FRIDAY,

JUNE 26, 2020

Total Confirmed:

3

Total Samples Tested:

361

Total Samples Tested:

422

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – June 25):

11,644

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – June 26):

248

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 248 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 179 released from isolation, and 64 active cases. Of those cases, 206 are classified as civilians, and 42 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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