COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Friday, August 20, 2021

 

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 794 61,282
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 469 34,529
Males 325 26,750
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 84 days to 100 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 29 3,128
Hanover 28 1,915
KSA 134 16,277
Manchester 79 4,029
Portland 1 1,723
St. Ann 121 4,342
St. Catherine 62 11,400
St. Elizabeth 71 2,662
St. James 79 5,997
St. Mary 48 1,899
St. Thomas 27 2,328
Trelawny 34 2,064
 

Westmoreland

81 3,518
COVID-19 TESTING
Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

577 156 61 794
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

54,386 3,810 3,086 61,282
NEGATIVE today

 

940 All negatives are included in PCR tests 364 1,304
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

302,534 165,925 468,459
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

1,517 156 425 2,098
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

356,920 3,810 169,011 529,741
Positivity Rate [1] 43.8%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS    
Deaths 15* 1,371
 

Coincidental Deaths

0 171
Deaths under investigation 0  116
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
 

Recovered

47 47,675
 

Active Cases

793* 11,858
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 3  
Number in Home Quarantine 42,009  
 

HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT

 

   
Number Hospitalised 551  
 

Patients Moderately Ill

137  
Patients Severely Ill 76  
 

Patients Critically Ill

45  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 2,889
Imported 11 1,106
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 1 3,017
Under Investigation 782 54,034
Workplace Cluster 0 236
           

 

DEATHS

  1. An 85-year-old male from St. Ann.
  2. A 31-year-old Male from St. Ann.
  3. An 82-year-old Female from St. Catherine.
  4. A 79-year-old Female from St. Mary.
  5. A 99-year-old Female from St. Thomas.
  6. A 69-year-old Male from Westmoreland.
  7. A 61-year-old Female from Portland.
  8. A 78-year-old Female from KSA.
  9. A 79-year-old Female from Manchester.
  10. A 94-year-old Female from St. Ann.
  11. A 71-year-old Female from Clarendon.
  12. A 51-year-old Female from St. Mary.
  13. A 78-year-old Male from Westmoreland.
  14. A 77-year-old Male from Westmoreland.
  15. An 85-year-old Female from Clarendon.

 

The deaths occurred between august 16 and August 19.

*One (1) of the 794 new cases is among the confirmed deaths.

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

 

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.