COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Friday, September 3, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 868 70,657
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 546 40,000
Males 322 30,654
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 22 days to 98 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 44 3,605
Hanover 17 2,314
KSA 153 18,042
Manchester 23 4,828
Portland 16 1,899
St. Ann 89 5,166
St. Catherine 255 12,889
St. Elizabeth 57 3,142
St. James 66 7,038
St. Mary 4 2,176
St. Thomas 46 2,713
Trelawny 60 2,547
Westmoreland 38 4,298
 

COVID-19 TESTING

Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

736 91 41 868
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

62,054 5,127 3,476 70,657
NEGATIVE today

 

1,178 All negatives are included in PCR tests 235 1,413
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

313,676 170,965 484,641
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

1,914 91 276 2,281
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

375,730 5,127 174,441 555,298
Positivity Rate[1] 41.2%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS 24 HRS OVERALL
Deaths 8 1,593
Coincidental Deaths 0 173
Deaths under investigation 8  181
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 111 48,691
Active Cases 868 19,927
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 1  
Number in Home Quarantine 45,483  
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT    
Number Hospitalised 724  
Patients Moderately Ill 200  
Patients Severely Ill 117  
Patients Critically Ill 50  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 2,981
Imported 1 1,154
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 3,417
Under Investigation 867 62,869
Workplace Cluster 0 236
           

DEATHS

  1. A 56-year-old Female from KSA.
  2. A 57-year-old Female from KSA.
  3. An 88-year-old Male from St. Elizabeth.
  4. A 39-year-old Male from St. Catherine.
  5. A 50-year-old Male from KSA.
  6. A 58-year-old Female from St. Elizabeth.
  7. An 86-year-old Male from St. James.
  8. An 84-year-old Male from Clarendon.

The deaths occurred on September 1 and September 2.

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