COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Sunday, August 29, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 739 67,402
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 422 38,124
Males 317 29,275
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 24 days to 94 years 1 day to 108 years
   

 

 
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 9 3,407
Hanover 30 2,204
Kingston & St. Andrew 143 17,384
Manchester 19 4,588
Portland 37 1,840
St. Ann 149 4,915
St. Catherine 82 12,292
St. Elizabeth 22 3,002
St. James 63 6,663
St. Mary 88 2,108
St. Thomas 4 2,546
Trelawny 28 2,364
Westmoreland 65 4,089
     
 

COVID-19 TESTING

   
Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

648 78 13 739
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

59,382 4,718 3,302 67,402
NEGATIVE today

 

619 All negatives are included in PCR tests 150 769
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

309,511 169,714 479,225
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

1267 78 163 1,508
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

368,862 4,718 173,016 546,596
Positivity Rate[1] 54.0%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS    
Deaths 6* 1,510
Coincidental Deaths 0 172
Deaths under investigation 2  155
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 91 48,186
Active Cases  17,288  
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 1  
Number in Home Quarantine 48,963  
 

HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT

 

   
Number Hospitalised 723  
Patients Moderately Ill 192  
Patients Severely Ill 88  
Patients Critically Ill 62  
NON-HOSPITAL ISOLATION    
State Facilities 8  
Step Down Facilities 0  
Home 16  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 2,940
Imported 0 1,141
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 3 3,282
Under Investigation 736 59,803
Workplace Cluster 0 236
           

 

*COVID-19 RELATED DEATHS: (August 27-28, 2021)

  • A 72-year-old Male from St. James
  • A 66-year-old Female from St. James
  • An 80-year-old Male from St. James
  • A 62-year-old Female from Hanover
  • A 74-year-old Female from Hanover
  • A 45-year-old Male from Westmoreland

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