COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Wednesday, March 24, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL  
Confirmed Cases 458 37,128  
SEX CLASSIFICATION      
Females 251  

20,877

 
Males 206 16,247  
Under Investigation 1 4  
AGE RANGE 3 months to 98 years 1 day to 108 years  
       
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES      
Clarendon 39 2,097  
Hanover 16 1,056  
Kingston & St. Andrew 183 10,598  
Manchester 12 2,233  
Portland 17 1,178  
St. Ann 5 2,333  
St. Catherine 100 7,258  
St. Elizabeth 21 1,401  
St. James 16 3,687  
St. Mary 11 1,053  
St. Thomas 6 1,414  
Trelawny 18 1,335  
Westmoreland 14 1,485  
       
COVID-19 TESTING      
Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today 385 0 73 458
Cumulative POSITIVES 34,463 1,088 1,577 37,128
NEGATIVE today 1091 All negatives are included in PCR tests 676 1,767
Cumulative NEGATIVES 203,234 29,655 232,889
TOTAL TESTS TODAY 1,476 0 749 2,225
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE 237,697 1,088 31,232 270,017
Positivity Rate 26.1%    
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS      
Deaths 1 546 A 75 year old from St. Elizabeth
Coincidental Deaths 0 93  
Deaths under investigation 0 75  
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES      
Recovered 121 16,739  
Active Cases  19,589    
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT      
Number in Facility Quarantine 7    
Number in Home Quarantine 22,356    
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT      
Number Hospitalised 429    
Patients Moderately Ill 54    
Patients Critically Ill 44    
NON-HOSPITAL ISOLATION      
Step Down Facilities 0    
State Facilities 13    
Home 18,924    
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES      
Imported 0 760  
Local Transmission (Not Epidemiologically linked) 0 1,452  
Contacts of Confirmed Cases 4 2,148  
Cases Related to the St. Catherine Workplace Cluster 0 236  
Under Investigation 454 32,532