COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Tuesday, March 23, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL  NOTES
Confirmed Cases 439 36,670  
SEX CLASSIFICATION      
Females 252 20,626  
Males 187 16,041  
Under Investigation 0 3  
AGE RANGE 2 days to 96 years 1 day to 108 years  
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES      
Clarendon 16 2,058  
Hanover 15 1,040  
KSA 117 10,415  
Manchester 41 2,221  
Portland 27 1,161  
St. Ann 11 2,328  
St. Catherine 43 7,158  
St. Elizabeth 26 1,380  
St. James 23 3,671  
St. Mary 9 1,042  
St. Thomas 36 1,408  
Trelawny 30 1,317  
Westmoreland 45 1,471  
COVID-19 TESTING      
Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today 410 0 29 439
Cumulative POSITIVES 34,078 1,088 1,504 36,670
NEGATIVE Today 946 All negatives are included in PCR tests 665 1,611
Cumulative NEGATIVES 202,143 28,979 231,122
TOTAL TESTS TODAY 1356 0 694 2,050
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE 236,221 1,088 30,483 267,792
Positivity Rate 30.2%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS 24 HRS OVERALL  NOTES
Deaths 3 545 – 70 year old male from KSA;

– 74 year old male from KSA; and

– 62 year old male from St. Thomas.

Coincidental Deaths 1 93  
Deaths under investigation 1 75  
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES      
Recovered 128 16,618  
Active Cases 439 19,253  
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT      
Number in Facility Quarantine 7    
Number in Home Quarantine 25,444    
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT      
Number Hospitalised 451    
Patients Moderately Ill 62    
Patients Critically Ill 42    
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES      
Imported 0 760  
Local Transmission (Not Epidemiologically Linked) 0 1,433  
Contacts of Confirmed Cases 1 2,138  
Cases Related to the St. Catherine Workplace Cluster 0 236  
Under Investigation 438 32,103