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Jamaica COVID-19 Update for August 10, 2021


August 10, 2021 | Zhane Squire |

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL
Confirmed Cases 316 55,456
SEX CLASSIFICATION
Females 169 31,077
Males 147 24,376
Under Investigation 0 3
AGE RANGE 49 days to 106 years 1 day to 108 years
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES    
Clarendon 9 2,873
Hanover 15 1,628
KSA 65 15,137
Manchester 27 3,492
Portland 8 1,643
St. Ann 8 3,821
St. Catherine 33 10,610
St. Elizabeth 1 2,276
St. James 29 5,414
St. Mary 6 1,750
St. Thomas 14 2,112
Trelawny 15 1,819
 

Westmoreland

86 2,881
  

COVID-19 TESTING

Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities 

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL
POSITIVES Today 

 

250 63 3 316
Cumulative POSITIVES 

 

49,838 2,780 2,838 55,456
NEGATIVE today 

 

498 All negatives are included in PCR tests 172 670
Cumulative NEGATIVES 

 

293,708 161,668 455,376
TOTAL TESTS TODAY 

 

748 63 175 986
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE 

 

343,546 2,780 164,506 510,832
Positivity Rate 35.3%
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS
Deaths 10 1241
 

Coincidental Deaths

0 166
Deaths under investigation 0  110
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES
Recovered 35 47,305
 

Active Cases

316   6,543
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT
Number in Facility Quarantine 8
Number in Home Quarantine 43,198
  

HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT

 

Number Hospitalised 302
 

Patients Moderately Ill

73
 

Patients Critically Ill

33
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 2,772
Imported 0 1,054
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 2,752
Under Investigation 316 48,642
Workplace Cluster 0 236

 

 

DEATHS

  1. A 44-year-old female from Hanover.
  2. A 74-year-old female from Hanover.
  3. A 91-year-old male from Hanover.
  4. A 60-year-old female from Hanover.
  5. A 71-year-old female from St. Elizabeth.
  6. An 81-year-old male from KSA.
  7. An 80-year-old female from Hanover.
  8. A 66-year-old female from KSA.
  9. A 53-year-old female from St. Catherine.
  10. A 52-year-old male from Manchester.

Source Ministry of Health and Wellness 

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