COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Thursday, March 18, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 604 33,970
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 338 19,066
Males 266 14,901
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 2 days  to 96 years 1 day to 104 years
     
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 41 1,903
Hanover 9 961
Kingston & St. Andrew 130 9,624
Manchester 38 2,116
Portland 82 1,082
St. Ann 26 2,172
St. Catherine 102 6,622
St. Elizabeth 25 1,227
St. James 30 3,446
St. Mary 51 948
St. Thomas 4 1,299
Trelawny 30 1,224
Westmoreland 36 1,346
     
COVID-19 TESTING    
Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today 534 39 31 604
Cumulative POSITIVES 31,699 1,016 1,255 33,970
NEGATIVE today 918 All negatives are included in PCR tests 595 1,513
Cumulative NEGATIVES 197,664 24,104 221,768
TOTAL TESTS TODAY 1,452 39 626 2,117
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE 229,363 1,016 25,359 255,738
Positivity Rate

 

38.4%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS    
Deaths 8* 519
Coincidental Deaths 0 92
Deaths under investigation 4 62
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 195 15,810
Active Cases  17,401  
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 3  
Number in Home Quarantine 22,905  
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT    
Number Hospitalised 371  
Patients Moderately Ill 48  
Patients Critically Ill 28  
NON-HOSPITAL ISOLATION    
Step Down Facilities 0  
State Facilities 9  
Home 16,795  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Imported 3 736
Local Transmission (Not Epidemiologically linked) 0 1,384
Contacts of Confirmed Cases 0 2,083
Cases Related to the St. Catherine Workplace Cluster 0 236
Under Investigation 601 29,531

 

DEATHS

Eight deaths that occurred between March 2 -17, 2021 were confirmed:              

  • An 80 year old female from Hanover
  • A 55 year old female from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • A 74 year old female from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • An 81 year old female from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • An 89 year old female from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • A 71 year old female from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • A 77 year old female from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • A 68 year old female from Kingston & St. Andrew