One tests positive for COVID-19

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The Joint Information Center is reporting one positive case of COVID-19 as of Saturday, Aug. 8, 3:45 pm.

To date, there have been a total of 412 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 321 released from isolation, and 86 active cases. Of those cases, 363 are classified as civilians and 49 are military service members.

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, August 8, 2020:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Saturday, August 8

Samples Tested (August 7)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – August 8)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – August 8, 2020)

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

1

167

13,381

250

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

0

N/A

3,352

70

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

0

N/A

3,516

64

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

0

N/A

3,047

17

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

N/A

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

0

N/A

804

1

Other Laboratories

0

N/A

N/A

2

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 3:45 PM, SATURDAY,

AUGUST 8, 2020

Total Confirmed:

1

Total Samples Tested:

167

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – August 8):

24,117

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – August 8):

412

1Beginning March 26, 2020 3Beginning April 15, 2020 5Beginning April 30, 2020

2Beginning March 31, 2020 4Beginning April 23, 2020

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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