JIC RELEASE NO. 154 - Two Positive Cases of COVID-19 Reported; Profiles of Earlier Confirmed Cases; Returning Guam Residents to be Transferred to Home Quarantine; Expanded Testing Continues


JIC RELEASE NO. 154 - Two Positive Cases of COVID-19 Reported; Profiles of Earlier Confirmed Cases; Returning Guam Residents to be Transferred to Home Quarantine; Expanded Testing Continues

Two new cases of COVID-19 were reported to the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) from May 30-31, 2020. One is a confirmed case that tested positive by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) testing at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) and reported household contact to two confirmed cases. The second is a probable case that tested positive through serology testing at Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS).

To date, there have been 175 cases confirmed through COVID-19 testing provided with 5 deaths, 145 released from isolation, and 25 active cases. As this is an evolving situation, information is subject to change with little to no notice. 

COVID-19 test results are reported from multiple labs at varying times of the day. Cumulative test results will be provided this evening once all tests from today are finalized. For updated information on COVID-19 cases on Guam, visit the COVID-19 Dashboard and Situation Report at http://dphss.guam.gov/covid-19/

Profiles of Earlier Confirmed Cases






Stable:                25

Hospitalized:      00

Released:          145

Deaths:               05



Female:              87

Male:                  88

North:                93

Central:              51

South:                27

Homeless:          02


Dubai:                 02

Japan:                  01

Philippines:         10

Singapore:           01

U.S.:                    08


90+:                01

80-89:             07

70-79:             10

60-69:             39

50-59:             32 

40-49:             30

30-39:             20  

20-29:             20 

10-19:             14

0-9:                 02

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

**Some cases traveled to more than one country

Returning Guam Residents to be Transferred to Home Quarantine 
Effective Monday, June 1, 2020, the Guam National Guard (GUNG) will be assisting in home transfer for over 100 returning residents undergoing quarantine in a government approved quarantine facility. The Department of Public Works (DPW) will be providing transportation for residents unable to arrange for pick-up. 

The transfer is in accordance with the latest DPHSS Guidance Memo 2020-11, which allows for current, returning, and intended residents of Guam, persons who are essential healthcare or other essential workers, or persons who traveled to Guam because of an emergency or personal hardship situation to complete the 14-day quarantine requirement at their home home residence or rented lodging location. DPHSS Guidance Memo 2020-11 can be viewed at http://dphss.guam.gov/covid-19-dphss-mandatory-quarantine-procedures/.

Expanded COVID-19 Testing Continues
DPHSS, in collaboration with the Government of Guam, the Mayors Council of Guam, private, and federal agencies continue expanded COVID-19 testing next week. Testing is free and open to the public. 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 I.D., if one is available. The expanded testing schedule is as follows:


COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing:

  • Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Yigo Gym

    • Free and open to Yigo residents

  • Friday, June 5, 2020, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Sinajana Mayor's office

    • Free and open to Sinajana residents

  • Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the DPHSS Southern Regional Community Health Center parking lot, Inarajan

    • Free and open to Inarajan residents

  • Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 9 a.m. -12 p.m. at the Mongmong-Toto-Maite Community Center, Aragon St., across Toto church

    • Free and open to Mongmong-Toto-Maite residents

  • Thursday, June 11, 2020, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Merizo Senior Center 

    • Free and open to Merizo residents

  • Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Piti Mayor’s Office

    • Free and open to Piti residents

  • Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Santa Rita Senior Center

    • Free and open to Santa Rita residents

  • Thursday, June 18, 2020, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the St. Anthony Church grounds, Tamuning

    • Free and open to Tamuning and Tumon residents


COVID-19 Walk-Through Testing:

  • Thursday, June 4, 2020, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the GHURA Senior Housing, Dededo

    • Free and open to GHURA elderly and public housing residents in Dededo

  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 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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