Two test positive for COVID-19 from the military; 1 from DLS

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The Joint Information Center reports that two cases tested by the Department of Defense (DoD) tested positive for COVID-19. One case tested positive by Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS). Two reported household contact to a confirmed case.

To date, there have been a total of 330 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 242 released from isolation, and 83 active cases. Of those cases, 281 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 Wednesday, July 22, 2020:

Laboratory

New Cases Reported on Wednesday, July 22

Samples Tested (July 20-21)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – July 22)

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

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

0

262

10,378

203

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

2

60

2,435

68

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

1

85

2,778

43

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

0

65

2,499

8

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

0

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

0

19

645

0

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 4:50 PM, WEDNESDAY,

JULY 22, 2020

Total Confirmed:

3

Total Samples Tested:

491

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – July 22):

18,752

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

330

1Beginning March 26, 2020 4Beginning April 23, 2020

2Beginning March 31, 2020 5Beginning April 30, 2020

3Beginning April 15, 2020

Profiles of Confirmed Cases

STATUS

MEDICAL STATUS*

GENDER

RESIDENTIAL LOCATION

TRAVEL HISTORY**

AGE GROUP

Civilian:      281

Military:        49

Stable:               80

Hospitalized:     03

Released:         242

Deaths:              05

Female:    156

Male:       174

North:          179

Central:          72

South:            32

Homeless:      04

Non-resident: 43

Dubai:            02

Japan:             01

Philippines:    13

Singapore:      01

U.S.:               21

Mexico:          01

90+:              01

80-89:           07

70-79:           17

60-69:           49

50-59:           51

40-49:           57

30-39:           57

20-29:           60

10-19:           23

0-9:               08

*Some cases that were previously released from isolation have tested positive through follow-up testing

**Some cases traveled to more than one country

Governor Signs Executive Order 2020-25 

Today, Governor Lou Leon Guerrero signed Executive Order 2020-25 relative to the continued suspension of the work search requirement for those receiving federal unemployment benefits, revised restrictions upon entry into Guam, and implementing measures to ensure the safe practice of certain economic activities.

EO 2020-25 suspends the work search requirement for claimants of the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (FPUC) pending a designation of Pandemic Condition of Readiness 4 (PCOR 4). This provision supersedes EO 2020-17.

Expanded COVID-19 Testing Continues

DPHSS, in collaboration with the Government of Guam, the Mayors Council of Guam, private, and federal agencies, continues expanded COVID-19 testing.

Testing is free and open to the public while supplies last. No symptoms are needed to qualify for testing. If your village is not listed, please proceed to a neighboring village for testing. Please bring an ID, if one is available. The expanded testing schedule is as follows:

COVID-19 Drive-Through/Walk-In Testing:

  • Thursday, July 23, 2020, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Asan-Maina Mayor’s Office

If you are experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19, please call your health care provider. If a patient does not have a regular health care provider, they can call any of the Community Health Centers or the DPHSS Medical Triage Hotline phone numbers listed below to report symptoms and obtain guidance from clinicians, or call 311 and dial option number 1.

  • (671) 480-7859

  • (671) 480-6760/3

  • (671) 480-7883

  • (671) 687-6170 (ADA Dedicated Number)

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.

(JIC 233)

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