COVID-19 Update for Sunday, October 31, 2021

COVID-19 Update for Sunday, October 31, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 109 89,123
SEX CLASSIFICATION
Females 58 50,693
Males 51 38,427
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 8 months to 83 years 1 day to 108 years
   

 

PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES  
Clarendon 4 4,814
Hanover 1 2,882
KSA 30 22,032
Manchester 3 5,887
Portland 0 2,477
St. Ann 14 6,570
St. Catherine 32 16,608
St. Elizabeth 2 4,095
St. James 9 8,693
St. Mary 3 2,887
St. Thomas 6 3,824
Trelawny 2 3,300
Westmoreland 3 5,054
   
   
   
COVID-19 TESTING
Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities 

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today 

 

99 10 0 109
Cumulative POSITIVES 

 

78,611 6,634 3,878 89,123
NEGATIVE today 

 

837 All negatives are included in PCR tests 340 1,177
Cumulative NEGATIVES 

 

363,642 189,868 553,510
TOTAL TESTS TODAY 

 

936 10 340 1,286
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE 

 

442,253 6,634 193,746 642,633
Positivity Rate[1] 11.5%
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS
Deaths 7* 2,243
Coincidental Deaths 0 187
Deaths under investigation 0 341
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES
Recovered 187 58,091
Active Cases 28,169
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT
Number in Facility Quarantine 0
Number in Home Quarantine 41,940
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT
Number Hospitalized 256
Patients Moderately Ill 59
Patients Severely Ill 26
Patients Critically Ill 13
NON-HOSPITAL ISOLATION    
Step Down Facilities 0
State Facilities 1
Home 27,894
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES
Contact of a Confirmed Case 1 3,122
Imported 3 1,321
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 1 4,182
Under Investigation 104 80,262
Workplace Cluster 0 236

 

COVID-19 RELATED DEATHS (October 3 – 30, 2021)

  • A 66-year-old Female from Manchester
  • A 65-year-old Male from St. Catherine
  • An 86-year-old Male from St. Mary
  • A 71-year-old Male from Clarendon
  • A 70-year-old Male from Kingston & St. Andrew, whose death was previously under investigation
  • A 65-year-old Male from Kingston & St. Andrew, whose death was previously under investigation
  • A 66-year-old Male from Kingston & St. Andrew, whose death was previously under investigation

 

[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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