COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Saturday, October 30, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 107 89,014
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 60 50,635
Males 47 38,376
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 85 days to 90 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 3 4,810
Hanover 1 2,881
KSA 19 22,002
Manchester 14 5,884
Portland 4 2,477
St. Ann 2 6,556
St. Catherine 25 16,576
St. Elizabeth 6 4,093
St. James 4 8,684
St. Mary 17 2,884
St. Thomas 7 3,818
Trelawny 5 3,298
Westmoreland 0 5,051
 

COVID TESTS

Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

99 7 1 107
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

78,512 6,624 3,878 89,014
NEGATIVE today

 

605 All negatives are included in PCR tests 110 715
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

362,805 189,528 552,333
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

704 7 111 822
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

441,317 6,624 193,406 641,347
Positivity Rate[1] 14.9%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS    
Deaths 7 2,236
Coincidental Deaths 0 187
Deaths under investigation 0 344
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 172 57,904
Active Cases 107 28,251
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 0  
Number in Home Quarantine 43,019  
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT    
Number Hospitalised 256  
Patients Moderately Ill 60  
Patients Severely Ill 24  
Patients Critically Ill 14  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 2 3,121
Imported 1 1,318
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 1 4,165
Under Investigation 103 80,174
Workplace Cluster 0 236

 

DEATHS

  1. A 72-year-old Male from St. Elizabeth.
  2. An 83-year-old Male from Westmoreland.
  3. A 71-year-old Female from St. Elizabeth.
  4. A 37-year-old Male from St. Catherine.
  5. A 63-year-old Male from St. Elizabeth.
  6. A 72-year-old Male from St. Catherine.
  7. An 84-year-old Male from Kingston & St. Andrew.

The deaths occurred between September 22 and October 29, 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