COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Saturday, August 21, 2021

 

NEW CASES

24 HRS

OVERALL

Confirmed Cases

551

61,833

SEX CLASSIFICATION

   

Females

337

34,866

Males

214

26,964

Under Investigation

0

3

AGE RANGE

9 days to 101 years

1 day to 108 years

PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES

   

Clarendon

8

3,136

Hanover

16

1,931

KSA

115

16,393

Manchester

57

4,086

Portland

10

1,733

St. Ann

88

4,430

St. Catherine

91

11,490

St. Elizabeth

7

2,669

St. James

73

6,070

St. Mary

18

1,917

St. Thomas

12

2,340

Trelawny

28

2,092

Westmoreland

28

3,546

COVID-19 TESTING

Type of Tests

PCR

Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities

TOTAL

POSITIVES Today

450

83

18

551

Cumulative POSITIVES

54,836

3,893

3,104

61,833

NEGATIVE today

676

All negatives are included in PCR tests

162

838

Cumulative NEGATIVES

303,210

166,087

469,297

TOTAL TESTS TODAY

1,126

83

180

1,389

TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

358,046

3,893

169,191

531,130

Positivity Rate

44.1%

   

DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS

   

Deaths

17*

1,388

Coincidental Deaths

0

171

Deaths under investigation

2

118

RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES

   

Recovered

46

47,721

Active Cases

551

12,344

QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT

   

Number in Facility Quarantine

9

 

Number in Home Quarantine

43,253

 

HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT

   

Number Hospitalised

573

 

Patients Moderately Ill

144

 

Patients Severely Ill

82

 

Patients Critically Ill

56

 

TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES

   

Contact of a Confirmed Case

5

2,894

Imported

1

1,107

Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked)

0

3,017

Under Investigation

545

54,579

Workplace Cluster

0

236

*DEATHS

  1. A 62-year-old Female from KSA.
  2. A 77-year-old Female from KSA.
  3. A 63-year-old Male from KSA.
  4. A 75-year-old Male from St. Elizabeth.
  5. A 41-year-old Female from Hanover.
  6. A 92-year-old Female from Hanover.
  7. A 68-year-old Male from St. James.
  8. A 72-year-old Male from St. James.
  9. A 61-year-old Female from KSA.
  10. A 73-year-old Male from St. Ann.
  11. A 67-year-old Female from St. Elizabeth.
  12. An 83-year-old Female from KSA.
  13. A 69-year-old Female from St. Elizabeth.
  14. A 59-year-old Female from Clarendon.
  15. An 88-year-old Female from St. Ann.
  16. A 76-year-old Female from St. Ann.
  17. A 67-year-old Female from Hanover.

The deaths occurred between August 16 and August 20.

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.