COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Thursday, December 17, 2020

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL NOTES
Confirmed Cases 71 12,039  
SEX CLASSIFICATION      
Males 29 5,485  
Females 42 6,552  
Under Investigation 0 2  
AGE RANGE 14 days to 98 years 1 day to 104 years  
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES      
Clarendon 3 545  
Hanover 0 276  
KSA 13 3,778  
Manchester 9 493  
Portland 0 351  
St. Ann 3 708  
St. Catherine 33 2,599  
St. Elizabeth 3 349  
St. James 1 1,253  
St. Mary 0 319  
St. Thomas 4 466  
Trelawny 0 311  
Westmoreland 2 591  
COVID-19 TESTING      
New Samples Tested 1,153 129,870  
Discharge samples tested in the last 24 hours 2    
Results Positive 71 12,039  
Results Negative 1,082 117,819  
Results Pending 0 12  
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS      
Death 4 283

 

The deceased are:

–     a 71-year-old female from Clarendon;

–  a 41-year-old female from Manchester;

– a  94-year-old female from St. James; and

– a 73-year-old male from KSA.

Coincidental Deaths 0 44  
Deaths under investigation 2 28  
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES      
Recovered 143 8,668  
Active Cases 71 2,932  
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT      
Number in Facility Quarantine 24    
Number in Home Quarantine 33,878    
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT      
Number Hospitalised 89    
Patients Moderately Ill 15    
Patients Critically Ill 11    
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES      
Imported 0 529  
Local Transmission (Not Epidemiologically Linked) 3 889  
Contacts of Confirmed Cases 22 1,467  
Cases Related to the St. Catherine Workplace Cluster 0 236  
Under Investigation 46 8,918