COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Tuesday, May 18, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL  
Confirmed Cases 93 47,572  
SEX CLASSIFICATION      
Females 43 26,600  
Males 50 20,969  
Under Investigation 0 3  
AGE RANGE 7 months to 91 years 1 day to 108 years  
   

 

   
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES      
Clarendon 4 2,598  
Hanover 0 1,266  
Kingston & St. Andrew 19 13,366  
Manchester 3 2,857  
Portland 1 1,538  
St. Ann 3 3,081  
St. Catherine 15 9,380  
St. Elizabeth 18 1,915  
St. James 7 4,518  
St. Mary 0 1,519  
St. Thomas 8 1,888  
Trelawny 7 1,618  
 

Westmoreland

8 2,028  
       
 

COVID-19 TESTING

     
Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

81 5 7 93
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

43,476 1,743 2,353 47,572
NEGATIVE today

 

539 All negatives are included in PCR tests 1,469 2,008
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

240,288 71,243 311,531
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

620 5 1,476 2,101
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

283,764 1,743 73,596 359,103
Positivity Rate[1]

 

13.8%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS      
Deaths 14*

 

892  
 

Coincidental Deaths

4

 

132 1 was previously under investigation
Deaths under investigation 1 135  
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES      
 

Recovered

120 23,530  
 

 

Active Cases

22,793    
       
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT      
Number in Facility Quarantine 7    
Number in Home Quarantine 26,433    
 

HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT

 

     
Number Hospitalised

 

152    
Patients Moderately Ill 44    
 

Patients Critically Ill

16    
       
Step Down Facilities 0    
State Facilities 3    
Home 22,634    
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES      
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 2,531  
Imported 0 930  
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 2,235  
Under Investigation 93 41,640  
Workplace Cluster 0 236  
           

 

*COVID-RELATED DEATHS: February 2, 2021- May 17, 2021

  • An 89-year-old male from St. James whose death was previously under investigation
  • A 47-year-old female from St. James
  • An 83-year-old female from St. James
  • A 61-year-old female from Westmoreland
  • An 87-year-old male from Westmoreland
  • A 70-year-old female from Westmoreland
  • An 82-year-old male from Westmoreland
  • An 84-year-old male from Manchester+
  • A 68-year-old female from Manchester+
  • A 74-year-old female from Manchester+
  • A 74-year-old female from Manchester+
  • A 57-year-old male from Manchester+
  • An 86-year-old male from Manchester+
  • A 79-year-old female from Manchester+

+These deaths recorded in Manchester occurred between March and May 2021.

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