COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Friday, October 29, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 132 88,907
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 84 50,576
Males 48 38,328
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 6 months to 91 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 12 4,807
Hanover 3 2,880
KSA 31 21,985
Manchester 7 5,870
Portland 8 2,473
St. Ann 1 6,554
St. Catherine 38 16,549
St. Elizabeth 14 4,087
St. James 5 8,680
St. Mary 3 2,867
St. Thomas 2 3,811
Trelawny 1 3,293
Westmoreland 7 5,051
COVID TESTS

 

Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

115 15 2 132
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

78,413 6,617 3,877 88,907
NEGATIVE today

 

766 All negatives are included in PCR tests 528 1,294
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

362,200 189,418 551,618
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

881 15 530 1,426
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

440,613 6,617 193,295 640,525
Positivity Rate[1] 14.5%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS    
Deaths 12 2,229
Coincidental Deaths 0 187
Deaths under investigation 13 344
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 181 57,732
Active Cases 132 28,323
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 2  
Number in Home Quarantine 43,303  
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT    
Number Hospitalized 296  
Patients Moderately Ill 71  
Patients Severely Ill 27  
Patients Critically Ill 10  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 3,115
Imported 1 1,317
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 4,088
Under Investigation 131 80,151
Workplace Cluster 0 236

 

DEATHS

  1. A 77 year old female from Westmoreland.
  2. A 54 year old male from Westmoreland.
  3. A 76 year old male from Westmoreland.
  4. A 78 year old male from Westmoreland.
  5. A 96 year old male from Westmoreland.
  6. A 78 year old male from Westmoreland.
  7. A 69 year old male from KSA.
  8. A 57 year old female from Hanover.
  9. A 57 year old male from Westmoreland.
  10. A 55 year old male from Westmoreland.
  11. A 60 year old female from Westmoreland.
  12. A 71 year old male from Westmoreland.

 

The deaths occurred between July 7, 2021 and October 28, 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