14 test positive for Covid-19; Guam's cases climb to 245

While Guam is getting ready to reopen tourism on July 1, the Department of Public Health and Social Services reported 14 new Covid-19 positive cases Thursday night. This is the largest number in one day since the May 19 tests that yielded 11 positive results.

DPHSS reported five Covid-19 positive cases on Wednesday.

To date, there have been a total of 245 confirmed cases of Covid-19 with five deaths, 174 released from isolation, and 66 active cases. Of those cases, 203 are classified as civilians, and 42 are military service members.

The latest batch of positive cases was from 309 individuals who were tested on Thursday.

Results include 256 samples from Covid-19 drive-through testing held at the Agana Heights Mayor’s Office and gymnasium on Wednesday.

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.

Over 500 specimens were collected at today’s Covid-19 drive-through testing in Yona and will be tested on Friday.