JIC #171: Two positive out of 198 tested by DPHSS

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MEMO 2020-18 Clarification for Occupancy Limit EO 2020-20 (V1Signed 06-10-20)

DPHSS issued Guidance Memo 2020-18 to provide clarification for the occupancy limit language set forth by Executive Order 2020-20, which states that any place of business, place of worship, or public accommodation that are permitted to resume operations may do so at no more than 50% capacity OR up to ten people, whichever is greater. The occupancy limit provision includes employees working in the establishment.

Guidance for Dine-In Restaurants (Updated) (Signed 06-10-20)

DPHSS also issued Guidance Memo 2020-12 Revision 3, relative to updates for guidance for Dine-in Restaurants. This includes guidance pertaining to private parties in ballrooms or private rooms.

                                         Test Results

JIC Release No. 171

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested 198 individuals for COVID-19 on Wednesday, June 10.

Two tested positive through DPHSS and 196 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2. Results include 190 samples from COVID-19 drive-through testing held at the Mongmong Church.

To date, there have been 182 cases confirmed through COVID-19 testing provided with 5 deaths, 164 released from isolation, and 13 active cases. New criteria for release of cases from isolation were implemented on May 22.

The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results for Wednesday, June 10:

Laboratory

Confirmed on Wednesday, June 10

Samples Tested (June 10)

Samples Tested (June 9)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – June 10)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – June 10, 2020)

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

2

198

171

4,312

148

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

0

N/A

43

1,298

15

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

0

N/A

27

1,021

7

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

0

N/A

38

1,099

4

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, WEDNESDAY,

JUNE 10, 2020

Total Confirmed on Wednesday, June 10:

2

Total Samples Tested

June 10:

198

Total Samples Tested

June 9:

279

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – June 10):

8,100

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – June 10):

 182

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

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.

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 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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