136 new Covid cases reported; Guam's new total is 1,120


The Joint Information Center reported 136 newly confirmed Covid-19 cases Wednesday. Of the 136 newly confirmed cases, 37 cases were identified through contact tracing and nine cases reported recent travel from the U.S. and were identified in quarantine.

To date, there have been a total of 1,120 confirmed cases of Covid-19 with nine deaths, 435 not in isolation, and 676 cases in active isolation. Of those cases, 949 are classified as civilians and 171 are military service members.

The Port Authority of Guam (PAG) was notified on Aug. 25 that one additional PAG employee tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the agency’s total to four Covid-19 cases. The newly confirmed case has no reported connection to any of the three previously reported PAG cases.