COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Friday, December 3, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 52 91,421
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 34 52,013
Males 17 39,404
Under Investigation 1 4
AGE RANGE 10 months to 95 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF CASES    
Clarendon 6 4,926
Hanover 0 2,962
KSA 22 22,595
Manchester 2 5,969
Portland 0 2,516
St. Ann 3 6,791
St. Catherine 2 17,145
St. Elizabeth 1 4,186
St. James 14 8,891
St. Mary 0 3,020
St. Thomas 1 3,937
Trelawny 0 3,352
Westmoreland 1 5,131
COVID-19 TESTING
Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

44 7 1 52
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

80,634 6,868 3,919 91,421
NEGATIVE today

 

933 All negatives are included in PCR tests 172 1,105
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

388,190 196,784 584,974
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

977 7 173 1,157
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

468,824 6,868 200,703 676,395
Positivity Rate[1] 5.2%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS    
Deaths 1 2,407
Coincidental Deaths 0 191
Deaths Under Investigation 1 344
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 77 62,824
Active cases confirmed in the last 2 weeks   628
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 0  
Number in Home Quarantine 43,915  
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT    
Number Hospitalised 126  
Patients Moderately Ill 17  
Patients Severely Ill 17  
Patients Critically Ill 9  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 3,150
Imported 6 1,349
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 4,388
Under Investigation 46 82,298
Workplace Cluster 0 236

 

DEATH

  1. A 70-year-old female from St. Thomas.

The death occurred on December 2, 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.

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