COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Friday, September 24, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 521 82,349
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 277 46,837
Males 242 35,504
Under Investigation 2 8
AGE RANGE 2 days to 95 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 19 4,333
Hanover 8 2,698
KSA 127 20,428
Manchester 5 5,603
Portland 14 2,219
St. Ann 28 6,123
St. Catherine 133 14,962
St. Elizabeth 14 3,773
St. James 48 8,168
St. Mary 30 2,629
St. Thomas 66 3,477
Trelawny 12 3070
Westmoreland 17 4,866
COVID-19 TESTING
Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

499 17 5 521
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

72,452 6,149 3,748 82,349
NEGATIVE today

 

1,108 All negatives are included in PCR tests 153 1,261
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

333,287 178,103 511,390
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

1,607 17 158 1,782
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

405,739 6,149 181,851 593,739
Positivity Rate[1] 31.8%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS 24 HRS OVERALL
Deaths 3 1,824
Coincidental Deaths 0 178
Deaths under investigation 5 302
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 231 51,871
Active Cases 521 28,082
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 3  
Number in Home Quarantine 37,554  
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT    
Number Hospitalized 638  
Patients Moderately Ill 121  
Patients Severely Ill 90  
Patients Critically Ill 31  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 3,064
Imported 6 1,232
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 3,551
Under Investigation 515 74,266
Workplace Cluster 0 236
           

 

DEATHS

  1. A 46 year old male from St. Catherine who died on Sept. 22, 2021
  2. A 65 year old male from St. Elizabeth who died on Sept. 19, 2021
  3. A 70 year old female from St. Elizabeth who died on Sept. 3, 2021

 

4.      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