COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Saturday, November 20, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 75 90,705
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 46 51,586
Males 29 39,116
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 9 months to 85 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF CASES    
Clarendon 0 4,885
Hanover 4 2,934
KSA 22 22,417
Manchester 0 5,949
Portland 1 2,510
St. Ann 1 6,711
St. Catherine 27 17,032
St. Elizabeth 0 4,169
St. James 9 8,799
St. Mary 4 2,953
St. Thomas 1 3,919
Trelawny 1 3,328
Westmoreland 5 5,099
COVID TESTS

 

Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

67 8 0 75
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

80,009 6,786 3,910 90,705
NEGATIVE today

 

545 All negatives are included in PCR tests 225 770
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

377,909 194,310 572,219
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

612 8 225 845
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

457,918 6,786 198,220 662,924
Positivity Rate[1] 12.1%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS    
Deaths 2 2,358
Coincidental Deaths 0 191
Deaths Under Investigation 0 341
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 115 61,720
Active cases confirmed in the last 2 weeks 846
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 0  
Number in Home Quarantine 43,186  
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT    
Number Hospitalised 171  
Patients Moderately Ill 31  
Patients Severely Ill 19  
Patients Critically Ill 8  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 3,137
Imported 0 1,331
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 4,311
Under Investigation 75 81,690
Workplace Cluster 0 236

 

DEATHS

  1. An 82-year-old Male from KSA.
  2. A 66-year-old male from St. Catherine.

The deaths occurred in November 18 and 19, 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