COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Friday, October 8, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 225 85,905
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 143 48,877
Males 82 37,025
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 37 days to 93 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 17 4,608
Hanover 8 2,782
KSA 58 21,250
Manchester 5 5,762
Portland 2 2,357
St. Ann 27 6,377
St. Catherine 53 15,797
St. Elizabeth 14 3,928
St. James 21 8,452
St. Mary 9 2,778
St. Thomas 1 3,643
Trelawny 6 3,191
Westmoreland 4 4,980
COVID-19 TESTING    
COVID TESTS

 

Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

209 12 4 225
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

75,728 6,360 3,817 85,905
NEGATIVE today

 

947 All negatives are included in PCR tests 546 1,493
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

345,863 182,494 528,357
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

1,156 12 550 1,718
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

421,591 6,360 186,311 614,262
Positivity Rate[1] 18.9%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS    
Deaths 15 1,995
Coincidental Deaths 0 179
Deaths under investigation 0 313
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 146 54,094
Active Cases 225 29,232
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 1  
Number in Home Quarantine 35,216  
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT    
Number Hospitalised 415  
Patients Moderately Ill 109  
Patients Severely Ill 55  
Patients Critically Ill 34  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 3,098
Imported 2 1,290
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 3,877
Under Investigation 223 77,404
Workplace Cluster 0 236
           

 

DEATHS

  1. A 78-year-old male from KSA.
  2. A 68- year-old female from KSA.
  3. An 81 -year-old female from St. Catherine.
  4. A 56- year- old male from KSA.
  5. An 88 -year-old female from KSA.
  6. A 69-year-old male from St. Catherine.
  7. An 81- year-old male from Portland.
  8. A 44-year-old male from St. Catherine.
  9. A 70- year-old male from St. Ann.
  10. A 60-year-old male from KSA.
  11. A 45- year-old female from St. Elizabeth.
  12. A 77-year-old male from St. Elizabeth.
  13. A 50- year-old female from St. Elizabeth.
  14. A 41 -year-old male from St. Elizabeth.
  15. A 72-year-old female from St. Thomas.

The deaths occurred between October 4 and October 7, 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 specialised staff and/or equipment.

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