COVID-19 Update for Wednesday, September 22, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 435 81,394
SEX CLASSIFICATION
Females 227 46,290
Males 182 35,069
Under Investigation 26 35
AGE RANGE 2 days to 95 years 1 day to 108 years
   

 

PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 36 4,289
Hanover 2 2,675
Kingston & St. Andrew 120 20,206
Manchester 36 5,580
Portland 16 2,205
St. Ann 18 6,047
St. Catherine 95 14,742
St. Elizabeth 58 3,728
St. James 26 8,069
St. Mary 1 2,580
St. Thomas 19 3,393
Trelawny 3 3,043
Westmoreland 5 4,837
COVID-19 TESTING
Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities 

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today 

 

411 12 12 435
Cumulative POSITIVES 

 

71,575 6,086 3,733 81,394
NEGATIVE today 

 

934 All negatives are included in PCR tests 597 1,531
Cumulative NEGATIVES 

 

331,234 177,819 509,053
TOTAL TESTS TODAY 

 

1,345 12 609 1,966
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE 

 

402,809 6,086 181,552 590,447
Positivity Rate[1] 31.2%
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS
Deaths 6* 1,809
Coincidental Deaths 1 178
Deaths under investigation 10 291
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES
Recovered 187 51,544
Active Cases  27,480
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT
Number in Facility Quarantine 4
Number in Home Quarantine 38,442
HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT
Number Hospitalized 670
Patients Moderately Ill 137
Patients Severely Ill 97
Patients Critically Ill 50
NON-HOSPITAL ISOLATION    
State Facilities 8
Step Down Facilities 0
Home 26,778
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 3,061
Imported 0 1,225
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 3,551
Under Investigation 435 73,321
Workplace Cluster 0 236

 

*COVID-19 RELATED DEATHS (August 24-September 20, 2021)

  • A 27-year-old female from St. Elizabeth
  • A 35- year-old female from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • A 47- year –old female from Manchester
  • A 59-year-old female from St. Elizabeth
  • A 67-year-old female from Manchester
  • A 76-year-old male from St. Catherine

[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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