Two cases tested positive at Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS). Fourteen cases tested positive through the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) and were reported last night. One of these cases was identified through contact tracing. No other cases reported contact to a confirmed case. Case investigations and contact tracing are ongoing.
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.
To date, there have been a total of 247 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths, 179 released from isolation, and 63 active cases. Of those cases, 205 are classified as civilians, and 42 are military service members—35 of which have been identified among a unit deployed to Andersen Air Force Base (AFB). As this is an evolving situation, information is subject to change with little to no notice. 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 Confirmed Cases
*Some cases that were previously released from isolation have tested positive through follow-up testing
**Some cases traveled to more than one country
Islandwide Beautification Cleanup Postponed
Out of an abundance of caution and safety, the Give Us A Moment #GUAM Island Pride Beautification Event, originally scheduled for Saturday, June 27, has been postponed until further notice.
The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and the Islandwide Beautification Task Force (IBTF) thank their partners, supporters, and volunteers for their commitment. Information about the rescheduled cleanup will be announced at a later date.
COVID-19 Testing Available Tuesday
DPHSS, in collaboration with the Government of Guam, the Mayors’ Council of Guam, private, and federal agencies, is offering drive-through and walk-in COVID-19 testing on Tuesday, June 30.
Testing is free and open to the public while supplies last. No symptoms are needed to qualify for testing. Please bring an ID, if one is available.
COVID-19 Drive-Through and Walk-in Testing:
- Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Mangilao Senior Center/Mangilao Night Market (next to Santa Teresita Church) on Vietnam Veterans Highway (Route 10).
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)
Continue to Practice Caution, Use of Face Masks Required
It is important to continue to take precautionary measures to slow the possible spread of COVID-19. In accordance with Executive Order 2020-16, social distancing of 6 ft. or more and the use of face masks is required unless engaged in physical exercise or eating.
There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19. The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to the virus. The community is reminded to take the following precautions:
- Maintain a distance of 6 feet between yourself and others
- Wear facial coverings around others and in public establishments
- Adhere to respective business protocols in place for protection from COVID-19
- Practice good hygiene frequently. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
- Frequently clean and disinfect high contact areas
- Avoid touching your face with unclean hands
- Stay home if you are sick
For inquiries on COVID-19, contact 311 through a local number, or call the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10.