JIC #175: Two positive FRIDAY out of 93 tested by DPHSS

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The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested 93 individuals for COVID-19 on Friday, June 12, 2020 with conclusive results. Two tested positive through DPHSS and 91 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2. Results include 72 samples from COVID-19 drive-through testing held at the Merizo Senior Center on June 11.

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 12, 2020:

 

Laboratory

Confirmed on Friday, June 12

Samples Tested (June 12)

Samples Tested (June 11)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – June 12)

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

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

2

93

6

4,409

150

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

0

N/A

0

1,330

14

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

0

N/A

24

1,072

7

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

0

N/A

30

1,162

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 6:50 PM, FRIDAY,

JUNE 12, 2020

Total Confirmed on Friday, June 12:

2

Total Samples Tested

June 12:

93

Total Samples Tested

June 11:

60

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – June 12):

8,343

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

 184

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 184 cases confirmed through COVID-19 testing provided with 5 deaths, 168 released from isolation, and 11 active cases.

New criteria for release of cases from isolation were 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 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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