JIC #192: Two positive out of 103 tested by DPHSS

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The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested 103 individuals for COVID-19 on Monday, June 22, 2020 with conclusive results. Two tested positive through DPHSS and 101 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2.

To date, there have been a total of 224 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 173 released from isolation, and 46 active cases. Of those cases, 182 are classified as civilians, and 42 are military service members.

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 Monday, June 22, 2020:

 

Laboratory

Confirmed on Monday, June 22

Samples Tested (June 22)

Samples Tested (June 20)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – June 22)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – June 22, 2020)

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

2

103

2

5,483

153

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

0

N/A

125

1,570

51

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

0

N/A

30

1,271

7

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

0

N/A

70

1,486

5

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

N/A

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

0

N/A

0

353

0

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 9:50 PM, MONDAY,

JUNE 22, 2020

Total Confirmed:

2

Total Samples Tested:

103

Total Samples Tested:

227

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – June 22):

10,180

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – June 22):

224

1Beginning March 26, 2020 4Beginning April 23, 2020
2Beginning March 31, 2020 5Beginning April 30, 2020
3Beginning April 15, 2020

Criteria for release of cases from isolation was implemented on May 22.

For persons having symptoms, at least 10 days have passed since recovery defined as resolution of fever without the use of fever-reducing medications and improvement in respiratory symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath) and any other symptoms attributed to COVID-19 infection AND at least 10 days have passed since symptoms first appeared—or, with recurrent symptoms, at least 10 days have passed since recurrent symptoms appeared—AND at least 14 days have passed since the date of their first (or most recent) positive COVID-19 diagnostic test.

For persons without symptoms, at least 14 days have passed since the date of their first (or most recent) positive COVID-19 diagnostic test assuming they have not subsequently developed symptoms since their positive test.

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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