The line to get a free COVID-19 test at Mangilao near the Santa Teresita Church went up the hill toward Guam Community College and down the road to Ladera Towers. 

There were 823 people who took advantage of the free testing on Tuesday, according to governor's spokeswoman Krystal Paco-San Agustin.

Including 225 people from the Mangilao site, the Department of Public Health tested a total of 266 and found two positive cases. Added to what was reported earlier on Tuesday, Guam has four new COVID-19 cases, or a total of 259 since testing started in March, according to the Joint Information Center. 

Lori Duenas, acting director of the Department of Public Health and Social Services, recently noted that more community tests will be held, though it will focus on the north where the number of COVID-19 cases exceed other areas. According to the Public Health website, Dededo has had the most positive cases at 60, and Yigo at 41. Tamuning follows at 28, with Barrigada at 21 and Mangilao at 18.

There have been five deaths, and 179 people who previously tested positive have since been released from isolation.

There are 75 active cases, according to the JIC.

Of the earlier cases, one tested positive at Diagnostic Laboratory Services. Another case tested positive from the Department of Defense and reported recent travel history from the continental United States. The case was identified while in quarantine.

Of the total cases, 215 are classified as civilians and 44 are military service members. 

There are currently no individuals hospitalized. Nine people are in an isolation facility, and 25 residents are in home isolation.


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