COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Wednesday, October 21, 2020

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL NOTES
Confirmed Cases 155 8,600  
SEX CLASSIFICATION      
Males 79 3,860  
Females 76 4,725  
Under Investigation 0 15  
AGE RANGE  6 months to 93 years 1 days to 104 years  
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES      
Clarendon 1 443  
Hanover 8 119  
KSA 63 3,058  
Manchester 8 364  
Portland 3 301  
St. Ann 19 378  
St. Catherine 19 1,942  
St. Elizabeth 1 260  
St. James 27 799  
St. Mary 1 221  
St. Thomas 0 394  
Trelawny 3 125  
Westmoreland 2 196  
COVID-19 TESTING      
Samples Tested 838 90,846  
Discharge samples tested in the last 24 hours 2    
Results Positive 155 8,600  
Results Negative 683 82,181  
Results Pending 0 65  
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS      
Deaths 5 179 2 of the cases were previously under investigation.
Coincidental Deaths 0 14  
Deaths under investigation 1 23  
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES      
Recovered 79 4,095  
Active Cases 155 4,214  
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT      
Number in Facility Quarantine  1    
Number in Home Quarantine 25,429    
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT      
Number Hospitalised 164    
Patients Moderately Ill 19    
Patients Critically Ill 8    
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES      
Imported 0 491  
Local Transmission (Not Epidemiologically linked) 0 602  
Contacts of Confirmed Cases 0 921  
Cases Related to the St. Catherine Workplace Cluster 0 236  
Under Investigation 155 6,350  

 

There were five (5) newly classified COVID-related deaths in the last 24 hours. The deceased are:

  1. A 61-year-old male from St. James.
  2. A 39-year-old male from St. James.
  3. A 61-year-old male from Portland.
  4. A 67-year-old male from St. Mary.
  5. A 52-year-old male from St. Mary.