29 out of 378 test positive for Covid; CAR score up 4.6
Twenty-nine new cases of Covid-19 were identified out of 378 tests performed on Aug. 4. Twenty cases were identified through contact tracing. To date, there have been a total of 8,652 officially reported cases of Covid-19 with 143 deaths, 145 cases in active isolation, and 8,364 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 4.6.
Today, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed two separate incidents where two individuals tested positive for Covid-19. The first individual is identified as an employee at the Tiyan Central Office. The second individual is identified as an employee completing administrative clearances at the Tiyan Central Office; this individual has not reported to the worksite.
In collaboration with the the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS), the GDOE has identified and notified the individuals who were in close contact with these individuals. These individuals will remain in quarantine until they are cleared by DPHSS to return to school. Areas of the facility have been cleaned and disinfected in preparation for regular hours of operation on Friday, Aug. 6.