Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)



 
E.g., 04/01/2020
E.g., 04/01/2020

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. 40 - Department of Revenue and Taxation Services

The Department of Revenue and Taxation (DRT) has released its second set of guidance, what is referred to as Volume 2, in the DRT COVID-19 Services Series due to Executive Order No. 2020-04, Relative to Responding to Confirmed Cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), which declared a public health emergency in the island of Guam.  This guidance is updated to reflect any changes which would be required due to the issuance of Executive Orders 2020-05, and 2020-06, Relative to the Creation of COVID-19 Unified Response Effort ("CURE") Action Team and Extension of Social Isolation Mandates.   
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 39 - Two Test Positive for COVID-19

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 (2) positive cases that were tested by the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) in San Diego.
   

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.
   

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