COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Tuesday, August 31, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 351 68,482
SEX CLASSIFICATION    
Females 183 38,742
Males 168 29,737
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 54 days to 97 years 1 day to 108 years
   

 

 
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 23 3,475
Hanover 14 2,261
Kingston & St. Andrew 96 17,594
Manchester 17 4,627
Portland 3 1,863
St. Ann 10 4,926
St. Catherine 52 12,443
St. Elizabeth 25 3,069
St. James 31 6,835
St. Mary 0 2,145
St. Thomas 34 2,619
Trelawny 14 2,426
Westmoreland 32 4,199
     
 

COVID-19 TESTING

   
Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

259 63 29 351
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

60,274 4,869 3,339 68,482
NEGATIVE today

 

471 All negatives are included in PCR tests 277 748
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

310,745 170,068 480,813
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

730 63 306 1,099
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

371,019 4,869 173,407 549,295
Positivity Rate[1] 40.6%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS    
Deaths 31* 1,549
Coincidental Deaths 0 172
Deaths under investigation 6  165
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES    
Recovered 93 48,402
Active Cases 18,103  
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT    
Number in Facility Quarantine 2  
Number in Home Quarantine 52,554  
 

HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT

 

   
Number Hospitalised 712  
Patients Moderately Ill 196  
Patients Severely Ill 94  
Patients Critically Ill 40  
NON-HOSPITAL ISOLATION    
Step Down Facilities 0  
State Facilities 6  
Home 17,348  
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES    
Contact of a Confirmed Case 4 2,959
Imported 1 1,151
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 1 3,340
Under Investigation 345 60 796
Workplace Cluster 0 236
           

 

*COVID-19 RELATED DEATHS: (August 23-30, 2021)

  • A 40-year-old Male from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • An 82-year-old Female from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • A 53-year-old Male from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • A 79-year-old Female from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • An 86-year-old Female from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • A 77-year-old Female from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • A 73-year-old Male from Kingston & St. Andrew whose death was previously under investigation
  • A 65-year-old Female from St. Ann
  • A 70-year-old Male from St. Ann
  • A 72-year-old Female from St. Ann
  • An 84-year-old Male from St. Ann
  • An 89-year-old Female from St. Ann
  • A 61-year-old Male from St. Ann
  • A 75-year-old Male from St. Ann
  • A 65-year-old Female from St. Catherine
  • A 78-year-old Female from St. Catherine
  • A 58-year-old Male from St. Catherine
  • A 62-year-old Male from St. Catherine
  • A 94-year-old Female from St. Catherine
  • A 51-year-old Female from St. Elizabeth
  • A 42-year-old Male from St. Elizabeth
  • A 97-year-old Female from St. Thomas
  • A 72-year-old Female from St. Thomas
  • A 69-year-old Female from St. Thomas
  • A 63-year-old Male from St. Thomas
  • An 86-year-old Female from St. Mary
  • A 23-year-old Female from Westmoreland
  • A 51-year-old Male from Westmoreland
  • A 37-year-old Female from Westmoreland
  • A 52-year-old Female from Westmoreland
  • A 71-year-old Female from Westmoreland

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