COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Thursday, October 7, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 205 85,680
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 118 48,734
Males 87 36,943
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 6 months to 94 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 11 4,591
Hanover 2 2,774
KSA 37 21,193
Manchester 4 5,757
Portland 13 2,355
St. Ann 29 6,350
St. Catherine 58 15,743
St. Elizabeth 6 3,914
St. James 18 8,431
St. Mary 0 2,769
St. Thomas 16 3,642
Trelawny 8 3,185
Westmoreland 3 4,976
COVID TESTS

 

Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

171 28 6 205
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

75,519 6,348 3,813 85,680
NEGATIVE today

 

923 All negatives are included in PCR tests 219 1,142
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

344,916 181,948 526,864
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

1,094 28 225 1,347
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

420,435 6,348 185,761 612,544
Positivity Rate[1] 17.7%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS    
Deaths 16 1,980
Coincidental Deaths 0 179
Deaths under investigation 1 313
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 158 53,948
Active Cases 205 29,168
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 1  
Number in Home Quarantine 36,076  
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT    
Number Hospitalised 462  
Patients Moderately Ill 119  
Patients Severely Ill 59  
Patients Critically Ill 33  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 1 3,087
Imported 2 1,272
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 3,839
Under Investigation 202 77,246
Workplace Cluster 0 236

 

DEATHS

  1. A 40-year- old male from Manchester.
  2. A 77- year- old male from Manchester.
  3. A 31 -year -old male from Manchester.
  4. A 68- year- old male from Manchester (was under investigation).
  5. A 73 -year- old male from Manchester.
  6. A 64-year -old female from Manchester.
  7. An 82- year -old female from Manchester.
  8. A 96-year- old female from Manchester.
  9. An 83- year -old female from Manchester (was under investigation).
  10. A 62-year -old female from Manchester.
  11. A 78- year- old female from Manchester.
  12. A 34-year- old female from Manchester (was under investigation).
  13. An 84- year -old male from Manchester (was under investigation).
  14. An 89 -year- old male from Manchester (was under investigation).
  15. An 87-year-old female from St. Catherine.
  16. A 72-year-old male from Manchester (was under investigation).

 

The deaths occurred between August 31 and October 6, 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 specialised staff and/or equipment.

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