COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Saturday, October 9, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 221 86,126
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 118 48,996
Males 103 37,127
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 62 days to 96 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 18 4,626
Hanover 10 2,792
KSA 70 21,320
Manchester 6 5,768
Portland 12 2,369
St. Ann 2 6,379
St. Catherine 28 15,825
St. Elizabeth 3 3,931
St. James 33 8,485
St. Mary 7 2,785
St. Thomas 12 3,655
Trelawny 8 3,199
Westmoreland 12 4,992
 

COVID TESTS

Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

202 14 5 221
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

75,930 6,374 3,822 86,126
NEGATIVE today

 

1,022 All negatives are included in PCR tests 559 1,581
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

346,885 183,053 529,938
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

1,224 14 564 1,802
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

422,815 6,374 186,875 616,064
Positivity Rate[1] 17.4%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS    
Deaths 5 2,000
Coincidental Deaths 0 179
Deaths under investigation 2 315
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 200 54,295
Active Cases 221 29,245
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 1  
Number in Home Quarantine 34,493  
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT    
Number Hospitalised 429  
Patients Moderately Ill 90  
Patients Severely Ill 53  
Patients Critically Ill 30  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 3,098
Imported 6 1,296
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 3,877
Under Investigation 215 77,619
Workplace Cluster 0 236
           

 

DEATHS

  1. A 52 year old female from Trelawny.
  2. A 72 year old male from St. Thomas.
  3. A 79 year old female from KSA.
  4. A 43 year old female from St. Catherine.
  5. A 70 year old male from St. Ann.

The deaths occurred between September 11 and October 8.

 

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