COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Thursday, September 9, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 638 74,645
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 366 42,376
Males 271 32,265
Under Investigation 1 4
AGE RANGE 1 day to 97 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 24 3,846
Hanover 15 2,463
KSA 140 18,784
Manchester 65 5,166
Portland 49 2,043
St. Ann 60 5,485
St. Catherine 126 13,519
St. Elizabeth 29 3,353
St. James 52 7,419
St. Mary 13 2,314
St. Thomas 9 2,959
Trelawny 34 2,754
Westmoreland 22 4,540
 

COVID-19 TESTING

Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

493 133 12 638
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

65,460 5,617 3,568 74,645
NEGATIVE today

 

1,108 All negatives are included in PCR tests 95 1,203
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

320,347 173,113 493,460
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

1,601 133 107 1,841
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

385,807 5,617 176,683 568,107
Positivity Rate[1] 36.1%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS    
Deaths 8 1,693
Coincidental Deaths 1 175
Deaths under investigation 13  223
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 104 49,335
Active Cases 638 23,229
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 0  
Number in Home Quarantine 41,767  
 

HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT

 

   
Number Hospitalised 812  
Patients Moderately Ill 138  
Patients Severely Ill 106  
Patients Critically Ill 51  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 3,049
Imported 3 1,189
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 3,539
Under Investigation 635 66,632
Workplace Cluster 0 236
           

 

DEATHS

  1. A 33 year old female from St. James.
  2. An 86 year old male from St James.
  3. A 60 year old male from St Catherine.
  4. A 79 year old male from KSA.
  5. A 56 year old male from Westmoreland.
  6. A 96 year old female from St Catherine.
  7. A 69 year old female from Manchester.
  8. An 83 year old female from Manchester.

 

The deaths occurred between August 10 and September 8.

 

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