Update on clusters: 693 tested Friday, Saturday and Monday 

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DPHSS is offering free COVID-19 testing to those who may have been exposed to the latest COVID clusters. (PNC photo)

The Department of Public Health and Social Services conducted COVID-19 testing for staff and patrons of the A-Class Lounge and The Tsubaki Tower on Friday, April 23, Saturday, April 24, and Monday, April 26.

Staff and patrons who were at A-Class Lounge on or after April 7 and staff and guests of The Tsubaki Tower between April 14 – 18 were tested for COVID-19 as part of two separate clusters reported at both establishments. The following is a breakdown of samples collected from each COVID-19 testing outreach:

 

TESTING SITE

DATE

TESTS RUN

POSITIVE CASES

Northern Region Community Health Center

April 23

359

4 (2 cases from Tsubaki cluster)

April 24

206

NONE

The Tsubaki Tower

April 26

128

Pending Analysis

 

DPHSS will resume COVID-19 testing Tuesday, April 27 at the Old Carnival Grounds in Tiyan, Barrigada from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for staff and patrons of A-Class Lounge and The Tsubaki Tower.

Staff and patrons who were at the A-Class Lounge on or after April 7 and staff and guests who were at The Tsubaki Tower between April 14 – 18 should monitor for symptoms and get tested. COVID-19 symptoms include, but are not limited to:

  • Cough

  • Shortness of breath

  • Fever

  • Chills

  • Muscle pain

  • Sore throat

  • New loss of taste or smell

This list is not exhaustive of all possible symptoms. Other less common symptoms have been reported, including gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends individuals get tested between five to seven days after exposure to a positive COVID-19 case. DPHSS encourages staff, guests, and patrons to follow these recommended guidelines.

If you develop any of the symptoms described above, contact your medical provider, or call 311 option 1 for more information. If your symptoms are severe, seek medical attention immediately or call 911.

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