COVID-19 Update for Sunday, September 5, 2021

COVID-19 Update for Sunday, September 5, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 643 71,987
SEX CLASSIFICATION
Females 396 40,814
Males 247 31,170
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 3 months to 105 years 1 day to 108 years
   

 

PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 65 3,677
Hanover 25 2,386
Kingston & St. Andrew 97 18,293
Manchester 31 4,913
Portland 10 1,939
St. Ann 53 5,232
St. Catherine 87 13,076
St. Elizabeth 43 3,211
St. James 67 7,183
St. Mary 17 2,245
St. Thomas 67 2,800
Trelawny 48 2,646
 

Westmoreland

33 4,386
   
  

COVID-19 TESTING

Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities 

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today 

 

560 81 2 643
Cumulative POSITIVES 

 

63,178 5,308 3,501 71,987
NEGATIVE today 

 

827 All negatives are included in PCR tests 30 857
Cumulative NEGATIVES 

 

315,263 171,290 486,553
TOTAL TESTS TODAY 

 

1,387 81 32 1,500
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE 

 

378,441 5,308 174,791 558,540
Positivity Rate[1] 43.7%
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS
Deaths 18* 1,637
 

Coincidental Deaths

0 173
Deaths under investigation 8  197
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES
 

Recovered

114 48,921
 

Active Cases

 20,967
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT
Number in Facility Quarantine 1
Number in Home Quarantine 46,895
  

HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT

 

Number Hospitalised 

 

699
Patients Moderately Ill 

 

175
Patients Severely Ill 121
Patients Critically Ill 53
NON-HOSPITAL ISOLATION    
Step Down Facilities 0
State Facilities 6
Home 20,214
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES
Contact of a Confirmed Case 9 3,018
Imported 2 1,156
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 1 3,468
Under Investigation 631 64,109
Workplace Cluster 0 236

 

*COVID-19 RELATED DEATHS: (September 1-4, 2021)

  • A 91-year-old Female from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • A 93-year-old Female from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • An 87-year-old Male from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • A 51-year-old Male from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • A 31-year-old Male from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • A 64-year-old Male from Portland
  • A 39-year-old Male from St. Ann
  • A 69-year-old Male from St. Ann
  • A 47-year-old Female from St. Ann
  • A 92-year-old Female from St. Ann
  • A 66-year-old Male from St. Elizabeth
  • A 77-year-old Male from St. Mary
  • A 76-year-old Male from St. Mary
  • A 71-year-old Female from St. Mary
  • An 85-year-old Female from St. Mary
  • An 88-year-old Female from St. Mary
  • An 81-year-old Female from Westmoreland
  • A 74-year-old Female from Westmoreland

[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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