COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Friday, December 31, 2021

 

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 729 94,649
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 409 53,840
Males 320 40,806
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 8 months to 90 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF CASES    
Clarendon 20 4,980
Hanover 13 3,116
KSA 344 23,838
Manchester 23 6,062
Portland 17 2,557
St. Ann 57 7,100
St. Catherine 116 17,470
St. Elizabeth 17 4,237
St. James 80 9,487
St. Mary 15 3,156
St. Thomas 2 4,000
Trelawny 8 3,411
Westmoreland 17 5,235
COVID-19 TESTING
Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

621 53 55 729
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

83,402 7,109 4,138 94,649
NEGATIVE today

 

1,301 All negatives are included in PCR tests 480 1,781
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

412,029 202,414 614,443
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

1,922 53 535 2,510
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

495,431 7,109 206,552 709,092
Positivity Rate[1] 34.1%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS    
Deaths 3 2,476
Coincidental Deaths 0 194
Deaths Under Investigation 0 351
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 88 65,682
Active cases confirmed in the last 2 weeks   2,058
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 4  
Number in Home Quarantine 20,583  
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT    
Number Hospitalized 104  
Patients Moderately Ill 22  
Patients Severely Ill 14  
Patients Critically Ill 2  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 3,172
Imported 26 1,871
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 1 4,473
Under Investigation 702 84,897
Workplace Cluster 0 236

 

DEATHS

  1. A 9-year-old Male from St. Catherine who died on December 26, 2021
  2. A 75-year-old Male from Kingston and St. Andrew who died on December 31, 2021
  3. A 78-year-old Female from St. Ann who died on December 30, 2021
Clinical Definitions
Moderately Ill                Require hospitalisation but do not require oxygen supplementation. (Admission may be for non-COVID-19 specific conditions.)
Severely Ill                Require hospitalisation and oxygenation support but not high dependency support (highly specialised staff and/or equipment).
 

Critically Ill                   

Require hospitalisation, oxygenation support and highly specialized staff and/or equipment.

 

 

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