COVID-19 Update for Monday, September 6, 2021

COVID-19 Update for Monday, September 6, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 837 72,824
SEX CLASSIFICATION
Females 479 41,293
Males 358 31,528
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 25 days to 99 years 1 day to 108 years
   

 

PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 45 3,722
Hanover 42 2,428
Kingston & St. Andrew 126 18,419
Manchester 61 4,974
Portland 23 1,962
St. Ann 147 5,379
St. Catherine 123 13,199
St. Elizabeth 7 3,218
St. James 104 7,287
St. Mary 35 2,280
St. Thomas 3 2,803
Trelawny 48 2,694
 

Westmoreland

73 4,459
  

 

COVID-19 TESTING

Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities 

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today 

 

728 87 22 837
Cumulative POSITIVES 

 

63,906 5,395 3,523 72,824
NEGATIVE today 

 

2,051 All negatives are included in PCR tests 1,007 3,058
Cumulative NEGATIVES 

 

317,314 172,297 489,611
TOTAL TESTS TODAY 

 

2,779 87 1,029 3,895
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE 

 

381,220 5,395 175,820 562,435
Positivity Rate[1] 28.4%
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS
Deaths 9* 1,646
 

Coincidental Deaths

0 173
Deaths under investigation 0  197
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES
 

Recovered

124 49,045
 

Active Cases

21,671
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT
Number in Facility Quarantine 1
Number in Home Quarantine 48,376
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT 

 

Number Hospitalised 

 

755
Patients Moderately Ill 

 

156
Patients Severely Ill 

 

115
Patients Critically Ill 48
NON-HOSPITAL ISOLATION    
Step Down Facilities 0
State Facilities 7
Home 20,865
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES
Contact of a Confirmed Case 1 3,019
Imported 23 1,179
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 3,468
Under Investigation 813 64,922
Workplace Cluster 0 236

 

*COVID-19 RELATED DEATHS: (September 4-5, 2021)

  • A 51-year-old Male from Hanover
  • A 83-year-old Female from St. Catherine
  • A 62-year-old Female from St. Catherine
  • A 74-year-old Female from St. Catherine
  • A 82-year-old Male from Westmoreland
  • A 93-year-old Female from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • An 73-year-old Female from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • A 74-year-old Female from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • A 46-year-old Female from Kingston & St. Andrew

 

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

WRITTEN BY: MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS
SOURCE: JIS news

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