COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Thursday, January 6, 2022

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 1,269 99,463
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 739 56,646
Males 530 42,814
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 15 days to 97 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF CASES    
Clarendon 25 5,101
Hanover 39 3,222
KSA 586 25,998
Manchester 51 6,304
Portland 0 2,656
St. Ann 157 7,437
St. Catherine 84 18,045
St. Elizabeth 22 4,359
St. James 181 10,017
St. Mary 39 3,287
St. Thomas 23 4,166
Trelawny 30 3,516
Westmoreland 32 5,355
COVID-19 TESTING
Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

1,006 93 170 1,269
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

87,508 7,472 4,483 99,463
NEGATIVE today

 

1,294 All negatives are included in PCR tests 1,301 2,595
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

418,113 204,873 622,986
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

2,300 93 1,471 3,864
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

505,621 7,472 209,356 722,449
Positivity Rate[1] 45.9%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS    
Deaths 3

(1 case was under investigation)

2,489
Coincidental Deaths 1 196
Deaths Under Investigation 0 354
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 77 66,313
Active cases confirmed in the last 2 weeks   5,765
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 1  
Number in Home Quarantine 24,346  
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT    
Number Hospitalised 219  
Patients Moderately Ill 42  
Patients Severely Ill 22  
Patients Critically Ill 4  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 3,194
Imported 190 2,383
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 4,530
Under Investigation 1,079 89,120
Workplace Cluster 0 236

DEATHS

  1. A 77-year-old female from St. Elizabeth.
  2. A 91-year-old male from Kingston & St. Andrew.
  3. A 51-year-old female from Kingston & St. Andrew.

The deaths occurred between December 19, 2021 and January 4, 2022.

 

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