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JIC RELEASE NO. 43 - Third COVID-19 Related Death; Profiles of Earlier Confirmed Cases; COVID-19 Hotline Available; DPHSS Updates

On Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 11:58 a.m. (ChST), Guam’s third COVID-19-related death occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH). The patient was 81 years old with underlying health issues, which were compounded by COVID-19. The patient had no recent travel history but initial investigations indicate the patient may have contracted COVID-19 from community contact. 

JIC RELEASE NO. 41 - Profiles of Earlier Confirmed Cases; Commercial Testing of COVID-19 Available Now; DPHSS Division Updates; CDC Guidelines on Cleaning and Disinfecting Surfaces

The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested 20 individuals for COVID-19 on Monday, March 30, 2020 with conclusive results. Two (2) tested positive through DPHSS and 18 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2. The DPHSS overall count also includes two positive cases that were tested by the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) in San Diego. Additional results will be provided later this evening once today’s test results are finalized. 

JIC RELEASE NO. 37 - Profiles of Earlier Confirmed Cases; GDOE Expands Grab-N-Go Program; DPHSS Updates

The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested 23 individuals for COVID-19 on Sunday, March 29, 2020 with conclusive results. One (1) tested positive through DPHSS and 22 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2. The DPHSS overall count also includes two positive cases that were tested by the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) in San Diego. Additional results will be provided later this evening once today’s test results are finalized. 

JIC RELEASE NO. 35 - Four Test Positive for COVID-19; Seven Patients Recover from COVID-19; Governor Leon Guerrero Signs Executive Order 2020-07; Presidential Disaster Declaration Approved

The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested 18 individuals for COVID-19 on Saturday, March 28, 2020 with conclusive results. Four (4) tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 and 14 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2. 

A total of 366 tests were performed from March 12, 2020 through March 28, 2020 with conclusive results. To date, a total of 55 cases tested positive and 277 cases tested negative for COVID-19 with seven patients who have recovered and one death. The test breakdown is as follows:

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