COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Friday, January 7, 2022

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 1,593 101,056
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 975 57,621
Males 618 43,432
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 12 days to 103 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF CASES    
Clarendon 40 5,141
Hanover 50 3,272
KSA 453 26,451
Manchester 90 6,394
Portland 41 2,697
St. Ann 124 7,561
St. Catherine 348 18,393
St. Elizabeth 22 4,381
St. James 213 10,230
St. Mary 64 3,351
St. Thomas 28 4,194
Trelawny 51 3,567
Westmoreland 69 5,424
COVID TESTS

 

Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

1,184 156 253 1,593
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

88,692 7,628 4,736 101,056
NEGATIVE today

 

1,343 All negatives are included in PCR tests 1,679 3,022
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

419,456 206,552 626,008
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

2,527 156 1,932 4,615
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

508,148 7,628 211,288 727,064
Positivity Rate[1] 49.9%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS    
Deaths 6 2,495
Coincidental Deaths 1 197
Deaths Under Investigation 1 355
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 84 66,397
Active cases confirmed in the last 2 weeks   7,229
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 1  
Number in Home Quarantine 24,458  
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT    
Number Hospitalised 265  
Patients Moderately Ill 68  
Patients Severely Ill 25  
Patients Critically Ill 8  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 3,194
Imported 37 2,420
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 4,530
Under Investigation 1 556 90,676
Workplace Cluster 0 236

 

DEATHS

  1. A 78-year-old male from St. Ann.
  2. A 69-year-old male from St. Ann.
  3. A 74-year-old male from St. James.
  4. A 69-year-old female from Kingston & St. Andrew.
  5. A 66-year-old male from St. Ann.
  6. An 89-year-old female from St. Mary.

The deaths occurred between January 1 and January 6, 2022.

 

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 specialised staff and/or equipment.

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