COVID-19 Update for Sunday, September 26, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 252 83,030
SEX CLASSIFICATION
Females 142 47,225
Males 110 35,799
Under Investigation 0 6
AGE RANGE 3 months to 91 years 1 day to 108 years
   

 

PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 10 4,395
Hanover 6 2,709
Kingston & St. Andrew 65 20,575
Manchester 5 5,625
Portland 1 2,273
St. Ann 22 6,176
St. Catherine 56 15,111
St. Elizabeth 9 3,796
St. James 23 8,219
St. Mary 19 2,669
St. Thomas 18 3,499
Trelawny 9 3,097
Westmoreland 9 4,886
COVID-19 TESTING
Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities 

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today 

 

229 20 3 252
Cumulative POSITIVES 

 

73,097 6,178 3,755 83,030
NEGATIVE today 

 

958 All negatives are included in PCR tests 139 1,097
Cumulative NEGATIVES 

 

335,384 178,467 513,851
TOTAL TESTS TODAY 

 

1,187 20 142 1,349
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE 

 

408,481 6,178 182,222 596,881
Positivity Rate[1] 20.6%
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS
Deaths 7* 1,841
Coincidental Deaths 0 178
Deaths under investigation 2 314
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES
Recovered 195 52,292
Active Cases  28,313
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT
Number in Facility Quarantine 1
Number in Home Quarantine 37,551
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT
Number Hospitalized 619
Patients Moderately Ill 150
Patients Severely Ill 96
Patients Critically Ill 46
NON-HOSPITAL ISOLATION    
Step Down Facilities 0
State Facilities 7
Home 27,676
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 3,066
Imported 8 1,240
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 3,551
Under Investigation 244 74,937
Workplace Cluster 0 236

 

*COVID-19 RELATED DEATHS (August 18- September 23, 2021)

  • A 73-year-old Male from St. Mary
  • An 80-year-old Female from St. Mary
  • A 69-year-old Male from Trelawny whose death was previously under investigation
  • An 84-year-old Female from Trelawny whose death was previously under investigation
  • A 58-year-old Female from Trelawny whose death was previously under investigation
  • A 27-year-old Female from Trelawny whose death was previously under investigation
  • A 42-year-old Male from Trelawny 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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