COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Thursday, October 21, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 173 87,970
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 92 50,039
Males 79 37,926
Under Investigation 2 5
AGE RANGE 7 months to 90 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 8 4,749
Hanover 6 2,850
KSA 40 21,778
Manchester 6 5,838
Portland 19 2,443
St. Ann 26 6,501
St. Catherine 33 16,272
St. Elizabeth 4 4,027
St. James 8 8,615
St. Mary 2 2,841
St. Thomas 12 3,764
Trelawny 5 3,259
Westmoreland 4 5,033
COVID TESTS

 

Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

147 24 2 173
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

77,578 6,538 3,854 87,970
NEGATIVE today

 

920 All negatives are included in PCR tests 444 1,364
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

355,887 186,599 542,486
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

1,067 24 446 1,537
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

433,465 6,538 190,453 630,456
Positivity Rate[1] 15.7%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS    
Deaths 20

(1 Previously Under Investigation)

2,153
Coincidental Deaths 0 186
Deaths under investigation 3 323
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 165 56,271
Active Cases 173 28,945
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 1  
Number in Home Quarantine 37,199  
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT    
Number Hospitalised 339  
Patients Moderately Ill 88  
Patients Severely Ill 33  
Patients Critically Ill 23  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 3,114
Imported 1 1,308
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 4,053
Under Investigation 172 79,259
Workplace Cluster 0 236

 

DEATHS

  1. A 56-year-old male from Hanover.
  2. A 72-year-old male from Hanover.
  3. A 76-year-old male from Hanover.
  4. A 92-year-old male from Hanover.
  5. A 50-year-old female from Hanover.
  6. A 49-year-old female from Hanover.
  7. A 44-year-old female from Hanover.
  8. A 92-year-old male from Hanover.
  9. A 47-year-old female from Hanover.
  10. An 83-year-old female from Hanover.
  11. An 84-year-old male from Hanover.
  12. A 70-year-old male from Hanover.
  13. A 56-year-old male from Hanover.
  14. A 54-year-old female from Hanover.
  15. A 75-year-old female from Hanover.
  16. A 91-year-old female from Hanover.
  17. A 79-year-old male from Hanover (previously under investigation).
  18. A 76-year-old male from St. Mary.
  19. A 78-year-old male from St. Mary.
  20. A 91-year-old male from Portland.

The deaths occurred between August 23 and October 19, 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 specialized staff and/or equipment.

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