COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Friday, August 27, 2021

 

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 835 65,734
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 493 37,162
Males 342 28,569
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 1 day to 97 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 64 3,351
Hanover 31 2,115
KSA 178 17,111
Manchester 90 4,446
Portland 21 1,801
St. Ann 52 4,681
St. Catherine 170 12,104
St. Elizabeth 48 2,901
St. James 92 6,497
St. Mary 7 2,005
St. Thomas 4 2,494
Trelawny 36 2,297
Westmoreland 42 3,931
COVID-19 TESTING
Type of Tests

 

PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

653 166 16 835
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

57,960 4,530 3,244 65,734
NEGATIVE today

 

796 All negatives are included in PCR tests 166 962
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

307,713 168,972 476,685
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

1449 166 182 1,797
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

365,673 4,530 172,216 542,419
Positivity Rate[1] 50.7%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS    
Deaths 18* 1,483
 

Coincidental Deaths

0 172
Deaths under investigation 5  149
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
 

Recovered

60 48,028
 

Active Cases

834* 15,811
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 3  
Number in Home Quarantine 47,881  
 

HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT

 

   
Number Hospitalised 728  
 

Patients Moderately Ill

194  
Patients Severely Ill 86  
Patients Critically Ill 58  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 1 2,929
Imported 0 1,136
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 3,100
Under Investigation 834 58,333
Workplace Cluster 0 236
           

 

DEATHS

  1. A 56-year-old male from St. Mary.
  2. An 83-year-old male from St. James.
  3. A 64-year-old female from St. Ann.
  4. A 70-year-old male from St. Ann.
  5. An 88-year-old male from St. Elizabeth.
  6. A 78-year-old female from Clarendon.
  7. A 74-year-old female from Westmoreland.
  8. A 78-year-old male from Clarendon.
  9. A 75-year-old male from St. Ann.
  10. A 101-year-old female from St. Ann.
  11. A 72-year-old female from Trelawny.
  12. A 66-year-old female from St. Catherine.
  13. An 83-year-old female from Westmoreland.
  14. A 51-year-old female from St. James.
  15. A 72-year-old female from KSA.
  16. An 84-year-old male from Westmoreland.
  17. A 62-year-old male from Portland.
  18. A 51-year-old female from St. James.

 

  • 17 of the deaths occurred between August 23 and 26.
  • One death, which was previously under investigation, occurred on August 16.

*One of the new cases today died.

 

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.

 

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