Month: May 2021

COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Saturday, May 22, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL  

NOTES

Confirmed Cases 60 47,959  
SEX CLASSIFICATION      
Females 32 26,819  
Males 28 21,137  
Under Investigation 0 3  
AGE RANGE 1 year to 80 years 1 day to 108 years  
   

 

   
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES      
Clarendon 2 2,609  
Hanover 0 1,286  
Kingston & St. Andrew 9 13,443  
Manchester 10 2,880  
Portland 0 1,543  
St. Ann 2 3,101  
St. Catherine 12 9,457  
St. Elizabeth 6 1,937  
St. James 3 4,566  
St. Mary 0 1,539  
St. Thomas 8 1,909  
Trelawny 5 1,644  
 

Westmoreland

3 2,045  
       
 

COVID-19 TESTING

     
Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

51 7 2  60
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

43,822 1,771 2,366 47,959
NEGATIVE today

 

526 All negatives are included in PCR tests 564 1,090
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

243,149 74,593 317,742
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

577 7 566 1,150
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

286,971 1,771 76,959 365,701
Positivity Rate[1]

 

9.9%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS      
Deaths 5*

 

917  
 

Coincidental Deaths

 

1

 

135 Case was previously under investigation
Deaths under investigation 5 148  
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES      
 

Recovered

134 23,986  
 

 

Active Cases

22,683    
       
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT      
Number in Facility Quarantine 6    
Number in Home Quarantine 28,810    
 

HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT

 

     
Number Hospitalised

 

159    
Patients Moderately Ill

 

42    
 

Patients Critically Ill

 

13    
NON-HOSPITAL ISOLATION      
Step Down Facilities 0    
State Facilities 7    
Home 22,512    
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES      
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 2,548  
Imported 0 932  
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 2,298  
Under Investigation 60 41,945  
Workplace Cluster 0 236  

 

*COVID-RELATED DEATHS:

  • A 79 year old female from St. James whose death was previously under investigation
  • A 63 year old female from St. Catherine whose death was previously under investigation
  • A 73 year old male from Manchester
  • A 69 year old male from Manchester
  • A 73 year old female from Manchester

[1] Based on data for RT-PCR and Public Sector COVID Rapid Antigen Testing