COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Friday, November 19, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 72 90,630
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 37 51,540
Males 35 39,087
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 33 days to 92 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF CASES    
Clarendon 3 4,885
Hanover 2 2,930
KSA 18 22,395
Manchester 0 5,949
Portland 1 2,509
St. Ann 7 6,710
St. Catherine 20 17,005
St. Elizabeth 2 4,169
St. James 2 8,790
St. Mary 1 2,949
St. Thomas 8 3,918
Trelawny 0 3,327
Westmoreland 8 5,094
COVID-19 TESTING    
COVID TESTS

 

Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

70 1 1 72
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

79,942 6,778 3,910 90,630
NEGATIVE today

 

533 All negatives are included in PCR tests 100 633
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

377,364 194,085 571,449
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

603 1 101 705
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

457,306 6,778 197,995 662,079
Positivity Rate[1] 11.8%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS    
Deaths 2 2,356
Coincidental Deaths 0 191
Deaths Under Investigation 0 341
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 121 61,605
Active cases confirmed in the last 2 weeks 852
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 1  
Number in Home Quarantine 41,717  
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT    
Number Hospitalised 173  
Patients Moderately Ill 30  
Patients Severely Ill 24  
Patients Critically Ill 8  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 3,137
Imported 0 1,331
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 4,311
Under Investigation 72 81,615
Workplace Cluster 0 236

 

DEATHS

  1. An 89-year-old male from St. Catherine.
  2. A 53-year-old female from St. Mary.

The deaths occurred on November 16 and 17, 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