JIC #164: Zero positive out of 89 tested Saturday by DPHSS

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JIC #164

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested 89 individuals for COVID-19 on Saturday, June 6, 2020 with conclusive results. Zero tested positive through DPHSS and 89 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2. Results include 70 samples from COVID-19 drive-through testing held at the Sinajana Mayor’s Office on Friday, June 5, 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. The following breakdown provides cumulative COVID-19 test results for Saturday, June 6, 2020:

 

Laboratory

Confirmed on Saturday, June 6

Samples Tested (June 6)

Samples Tested (June 5)

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – June 6)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – June 6, 2020)

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

0

89

250

3,880

146

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

0

N/A

N/A

1,174

14

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)2

0

N/A

N/A

955

7

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) Laboratory3

0

N/A

N/A

945

4

Guam National Guard (GUNG) Laboratory4

0

N/A

N/A

17

0

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) Laboratory5

0

N/A

N/A

313

0

Probable cases

0

N/A

N/A

N/A

8

AS OF 3:35 PM, SATURDAY,

JUNE 6, 2020

Total Confirmed on Saturday, June 6:

0

Total Samples Tested

June 6:

89

Total Samples Tested

June 5:

250

Total Negative Cases (March 12 – June 6):

7,284

Total COVID-19 Cases (March 12 – June 6):

 179

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 179 cases confirmed through COVID-19 testing provided with 5 deaths, 162 released from isolation, and 12 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.

PUA Phone Application to begin June 8

The Guam Department of Labor (GDOL) has announced that its processing center will begin accepting claims by phone for the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) programs starting Monday, June 8. Phone applications will be accepted weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Claimants must have an email address to register for PUA and must also be able to upload and email documents. To apply for PUA and FPUC by phone beginning Monday, June 8, call (671) 735-0518 through 0526.

GDOL continues to train its team of customer service representatives and prepare its processing center to open for appointments only. For more information, call 311 or (671) 735-0527 through 0532. Follow GDOL on social media for updates on Facebook (@guamdol) and Instagram (@dolguam). For login issues, email webadmin@dol.guam.gov. For claim or weekly certification issues, email pua.hotline@dol.guam.gov.

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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