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JIC RELEASE NO. 66 - Profiles of Earlier Confirmed Cases; Road Closure Traffic Flow Plan in Effect Saturday; GHURA Awarded $2.6M in CARES Act Funding

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested 34 individuals for COVID-19 on Thursday, April 9, 2020 with conclusive results. Three tested positive through DPHSS and 31 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2. Two additional cases have been confirmed through Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS). Updated results will be provided later this evening once today’s test results are finalized.
   

Unidentified Object Likely Connected to Scheduled Test Launch from China; No Threat to the Marianas

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) and the Mariana Regional Fusion Center (MRFC) continue to monitor events in the region, including widely circulated videos of a fiery object over the Marianas sky this evening. In concert with federal partners, GHS/OCD and MRFC identified that the object was likely connected to a scheduled satellite test launch from China.

JIC RELEASE NO. 63 - Profiles of Earlier Confirmed Cases; COVID-19 Links to Group Settings; Local Advance of Economic Impact Payments; DPHSS Updates; Services for Low-Income Veterans

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested 34 individuals for COVID-19 on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 with conclusive results. One (1) tested positive through DPHSS and 33 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2. Additional results will be provided later this evening once today’s test results are finalized.
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 61 - Profiles of Earlier Confirmed Cases; Additional Guidance on Essential Services; Curfew Enforcement for Minors; Acceptable Face Coverings; Guidance for Employers

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested 32 individuals for COVID-19 on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 with conclusive results. Eight tested positive through DPHSS and 24 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2. Additional results will be provided later this evening once today’s test results are finalized. 
   

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