JIC RELEASE NO. 44 - Six Test Positive for COVID-19


JIC RELEASE NO. 44 - Six Test Positive for COVID-19

Breaking News Found at Governor Leon Guerrero’s Facebook Page:


The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested 41 individuals for COVID-19 on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 with conclusive results. Six (6) tested positive through DPHSS and 35 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2. The DPHSS overall count also includes six positive cases that were tested by the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) in San Diego.

To date, a total of 77 cases tested positive with 9 patients who have recovered and 3 deaths. 

Tested by DPHSS Guam Public Health Lab (GPHL)

Tested by NHRC






All 65 remaining cases tested by GPHL and NHRC are in isolation. 

DPHSS Opens Central Primary Care Facility in Barrigada Heights
DPHSS has opened a primary care facility at Barrigada Heights. Nurses and doctors are available to evaluate patients and collect specimens if necessary. The DPHSS Central Public Health Center is located on South Sabana Barrigada Drive. To get to the center, the community is advised to take the south entrance to Barrigada Heights, next to the Commercial Tire Depot, and drive to the top of the hill of the residential area until the road ends. The DPHSS Central Public Health Center is the large complex on the right side. The DPHSS Central Public Health Center operates Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call (671) 638-4513.  

For inquiries on COVID-19, local numbers can call 311 or contact the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10.



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