COVID-19 Update for Tuesday, August 10, 2021

COVID-19 Update for Tuesday, August 10, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 334 55,790
SEX CLASSIFICATION
Females 204 31, 281
Males 130 24,506
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 4 months to 92 years 1 day to 108 years
 

 

PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES
Clarendon 24 2,899
Hanover 9 1,637
Kingston & St. Andrew 82 15,214
Manchester 40 3,533
Portland 2 1,645
St. Ann 25 3,846
St. Catherine 36 10,647
St. Elizabeth 25 2,301
St. James 32 5,447
St. Mary 1 1,751
St. Thomas 27 2,139
Trelawny 9 1,828
 

Westmoreland

22 2,903
 

COVID-19 TESTING

Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today

 

258 70 6 334
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

50,096 2,850 2,844 55,790
NEGATIVE today

 

601 All negatives are included in PCR tests 180 781
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

294,309 161,848 456,157
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

859 70 186 1,115
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

344,405 2,850 164,692 511,947
Positivity Rate[1] 328/929 = 35.3%
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS
Deaths 13* 1,254
 

Coincidental Deaths

0 166
Deaths under investigation 0  110
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES
 

Recovered

28 47,333
 

Active Cases

  6,836
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT
Number in Facility Quarantine 13
Number in Home Quarantine 41,321
 

HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT

 

Number Hospitalised 345
Patients Moderately Ill

 

69
Patients Critically Ill 35
NON-HOSPITAL ISOLATION
Step Down Facilities 0
State Facilities 7
Home 6,421
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES
Contact of a Confirmed Case 1 2,785
Imported 5 1,059
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 1 2,804
Under Investigation 327 48,906
Workplace Cluster 0 236

DEATHS (August 4-9, 2021)

  • A 74-year-old Female from Clarendon
  • A 58-year-old Female from St. Catherine
  • A 50-year-old Male from St. Elizabeth
  • A 60-year-old Female from Clarendon
  • A 32-year-old Female from St. Catherine
  • An 83-year-old Male from St. Catherine
  • A 52-year-old Male from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • A 58-year-old Female from Manchester
  • A 55-year-old male from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • An 88-year-old Female from Clarendon
  • An 84-year-old Female from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • An 80-year-old Female from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • A 46-year-old Male from St. Elizabeth

[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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