COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Saturday, September 4, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 687 71,344
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 417 40,418
Males 270 30,923
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 68 days to 92 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 7 3,612
Hanover 47 2,361
KSA 154 18,196
Manchester 55 4,883
Portland 29 1,928
St. Ann 13 5,179
St. Catherine 101 12,990
St. Elizabeth 25 3,167
St. James 77 7,116
St. Mary 51 2,227
St. Thomas 21 2,734
Trelawny 52 2,598
Westmoreland 55 4,353
COVID-19 TESTING
Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

564 100 23 687
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

62,618 5,227 3,499 71,344
NEGATIVE today

 

760 All negatives are included in PCR tests 295 1,055
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

314,436 171,260 485,696
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

1,324 100 318 1,742
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

377,054 5,227 174,759 557,040
Positivity Rate[1] 46.6%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS 24 HRS OVERALL
Deaths 26* 1,619
Coincidental Deaths 0 173
Deaths under investigation 13  189
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 116 48,807
Active Cases 687 20,464
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 1  
Number in Home Quarantine 46,658  
 

HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT

   
Number Hospitalised 720  
Patients Moderately Ill 175  
Patients Severely Ill 114  
Patients Critically Ill 47  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 2,992
Imported 0 1,154
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 4 3,436
Under Investigation 683 63,526
Workplace Cluster 0 236
           

DEATHS

  1. An 84-year-old male from Westmoreland.
  2. A 79-year-old male from Westmoreland.
  3. A 35-year-old male from Westmoreland.
  4. A 62-year-old female from St. James.
  5. A 60-year-old female from St. Catherine.
  6. A 34-year-old male from Westmoreland.
  7. A 68-year-old female from St. Elizabeth.
  8. A 74-year-old male from St. Elizabeth.
  9. A 51-year-old male from St. Catherine.
  10. A 91-year-old male from St. James.
  11. A 59-year-old female from KSA.
  12. A 91-year-old female from KSA.
  13. A 55-year-old female from St. Catherine.
  14. A 74-year-old female from St. James.
  15. An 87-year-old female from St. Elizabeth.
  16. A 74-year-old male from St. Elizabeth.
  17. A 76-year-old female from KSA.
  18. A 67-year-old male from KSA.
  19. A 57-year-old male from St. Elizabeth.
  20. A 94-year-old male from St. Elizabeth.
  21. A 58-year-old female from St. Elizabeth.
  22. An 80-year-old male from St. Elizabeth.
  23. A 36-year-old female from Trelawny.
  24. A 41-year-old female from St. James.
  25. A 46-year-old female from St. Elizabeth.
  26. A 44-year-old male from St. Thomas.

 

*Five (5) of the deaths were previously under investigation. Two (2) of those previously under investigation occurred between November and December 2020. The other deaths occurred between August 2 and September 3, 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 specialised staff and/or equipment.

[1] Based on data for RT-PCR and Public Sector COVID Rapid Antigen Testing