COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Saturday, August 28, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 929 66,663
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 540 37,702
Males 389 28,958
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 1 day to 97 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 46 3,398
Hanover 59 2,174
KSA 132 17,242
Manchester 123 4,569
Portland 2 1,803
St. Ann 85 4,766
St. Catherine 105 12,209
St. Elizabeth 79 2,980
St. James 103 6,600
St. Mary 15 2,020
St. Thomas 48 2,542
Trelawny 39 2,336
 

Westmoreland

93 4,024
COVID-19 TESTING
Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

774 110 45 929
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

58,734 4,640 3,289 66,663
NEGATIVE today

 

1179 All negatives are included in PCR tests 592 1,771
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

308,892 169,564 478,456
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

1922 110 637 2,669
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

367,595 4,640 172,853 545,088
Positivity Rate[1] 43.5%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS 24 HRS OVERALL
Deaths 21* 1,504
Coincidental Deaths 0 172
Deaths under investigation 5  153
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 67 48,095
Active Cases 929 16,648
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 3  
Number in Home Quarantine 47,850  
 

HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT

 

   
Number Hospitalised 723  
Patients Moderately Ill 190  
Patients Severely Ill 88  
Patients Critically Ill 67  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 5 2,940
Imported 5 1,141
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 3,244
Under Investigation 919 59,102
Workplace Cluster 0 236
           

 

DEATHS

  1. A 76-year-old female from St. Elizabeth.
  2. A 74-year-old male from St. Elizabeth.
  3. A 69-year-old female from St. Elizabeth.
  4. A 71-year-old male from St. Elizabeth.
  5. A 47-year-old female from St. Elizabeth.
  6. A 61-year-old male from St. James
  7. A 71-year-old male from St. James.
  8. A 72-year-old male from St. James.
  9. A 42-year-old male from St. James.
  10. A 66-year-old female from St. James.
  11. A 34-year-old female from St. James.
  12. A 58-year-old female from Westmoreland.
  13. A 41-year-old male from Westmoreland.
  14. A 56-year-old male from Westmoreland.
  15. A 38-year-old female from Westmoreland.
  16. A 33-year-old male from Westmoreland.
  17. An 82-year-old female from KSA.
  18. A 64-year-old male from KSA.
  19. A 62-year-old male from KSA.
  20. An 82-year-old female from St. Catherine.
  21. A 57-year-old male from Portland.

 

The deaths occurred between August 17 and August 28.

*One of the deaths was previously under investigation.

 

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