Results: Six New Cases of COVID-19
Six (6) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 609 tests performed on Monday, January 11. Three (3) cases were identified through contact tracing. One (1) case reported recent travel history and were identified in quarantine.
To date, there have been a total of 7,429 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 124 deaths, 116 cases in active isolation and 7,189 not in active isolation.
|TODAY’S CAR SCORE1||1.4|
1The COVID Area Risk (CAR) Score accounts for the incidence of new cases, how well current testing identifies these cases, and the rate of spread. The ideal long-term goal is to sustain a CAR Score of 2.5 or less, which has been shown to correlate with very low to zero COVID-related hospitalizations and deaths.
The following tables provide COVID-19 test results reported to the Joint Information Center on Tuesday, January 12 and reflects results from Monday, January 11:
|COVID-19 CASE COUNT||TOTAL||NEW CASES
|PAST 7 DAYS|
|COVID-19 TESTING ON GUAM||TOTAL||NEW TESTS REPORTED TODAY||7-DAY % POSITIVE|
|STATUS||TOTAL||CURRENT ISOLATION LOCATION||TOTAL|
|Not In Isolation||7,189||Isolation Facility||17|
|Military Service Member||333|
|COVID HOSPITAL CENSUS||Guam Memorial Hospital||Guam Regional Medical City||U.S. Naval Hospital||TOTAL|
The following provides COVID-19 vaccinations reported to the Joint Information Center on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 for vaccinations administered from December 17 to January 11:
|Vaccine Maker||Total Doses Administered||1st Doses Administered||2nd Doses Administered||Individuals Fully Immunized|
|Moderna||1,362||1,362**||Due in February||0|
*Administering second doses of Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccinations began on January 4, 2021.
**Administering first doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations began on January 8, 2021.
Community Testing Thursday, January 14 at Yona Gym
DPHSS, in collaboration with the Mayors’ Council of Guam, Guam National Guard, Department of Public Works, Guam Police Department, Guam Fire Department, University of Guam School of Nursing and Health Sciences, and other GovGuam and Federal Agencies, resumes COVID-19 community testing on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at the Yona Gym from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
DPHSS will offer up to 250 COVID-19 tests on a first-come, first-served basis. Residents are reminded that this event is only a COVID-19 community testing and NO VACCINATIONS will be offered at this location.
For the safety of the community and the nurses, only four (4) people per vehicle are allowed to be tested. No symptoms are needed to qualify for testing. Please bring a picture ID.
The Northern Region Community Health Center (NRCHC) will remain open for COVID-19 testing by appointment only and can be contacted by calling 635-7525/6.
Food Commodities Distribution Through Village Mayors Continues
The Guam Department of Education (GDOE), State Agency for the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) under the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Nutrition Service (FNS) continues the distribution of food commodities through each mayor at the village level.
Recipients will receive TEFAP food commodities per household that may include instant milk, canned pears, mixed fruits, tomato sauce, spaghetti sauce, canned beef, canned chicken, frozen shrimp, kidney beans, pistachios, oat circle cereal, bottled orange juice, and banana chips. Food commodity distribution in each village will be available to village constituents only and residents should call their respective mayor’s office for more information. Participants are reminded to wear a mask, maintain physical distancing, and follow all traffic directions and signage.
Village Mayor’s distribution schedule for this week is as follows:
|Distribution Date||Village||Distribution Method||No. of Household|
|Jan. 14, 2021||Agana Heights||Thursday, January 14, 2021
Drive-Through at Agana Heights Mayor’s Office on January 14, 2021 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., while supplies last.
This is for 300 Agana Heights residents only. Please wear a mask at all times and bring your reusable bags to receive the food commodities as the items will not be prepackaged.
For more information, contact the Agana Heights Mayor’s Office at 472-6393, 472-8285/6.
GBHWC Crisis Hotline
The Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center (GBHWC) has a Crisis Hotline that is available 24/7 at (671) 647-8833/4. For those feeling anxious, stressed, overwhelmed or are needing to talk to someone, GBHWC has experienced providers available and ready to assist the community with any heightened stress and anxiety experienced as a result of COVID-19.
For the latest information on COVID-19, visit dphss.guam.gov or guamrecovery.com. For inquiries on COVID-19, contact 311 through a local number, or call the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10.