JIS News
NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL  

NOTES

Confirmed Cases 83 47,479  
SEX CLASSIFICATION      
Females 46 26,557  
Males 37 20,919  
Under Investigation 0 3  
AGE RANGE 1 year to 95 years 1 day to 108 years  
   

 

   
PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES      
Clarendon 3 2,594  
Hanover 0 1,265  
Kingston & St. Andrew 8 13,347  
Manchester 3 2,853  
Portland 4 1,537  
St. Ann 13 3,078  
St. Catherine 12 9,366  
St. Elizabeth 1 1,897  
St. James 15 4,511  
St. Mary 9 1,519  
St. Thomas 0 1,880  
Trelawny 1 1,611  
 

Westmoreland

14 2,021  
       
 

COVID-19 TESTING

     
Type of Tests PCR Antigen Tests from Public Facilities

 

Antigen Tests from Private Facilities TOTAL  
POSITIVES Today

 

75 7 1 83  
Cumulative POSITIVES

 

43,395 1,738 2,346 47,479  
NEGATIVE today

 

538 All negatives are included in PCR tests 777 1,315  
Cumulative NEGATIVES

 

239,749 69,774 309,523  
TOTAL TESTS TODAY

 

613 7 778 1,398  
TOTAL TESTS CUMULATIVE

 

283,144 1,738 72,120 357,002  
Positivity Rate[1]

 

13.2%      
DEATHS IN COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS      
Deaths 15* 878  
 

Coincidental Deaths

2 128 One case was previously under investigation
Deaths under investigation 1 136  
RECOVERIES & ACTIVE CASES      
 

Recovered

129 23,410  
 

 

Active Cases

22,837    
       
QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT      
Number in Facility Quarantine 4    
Number in Home Quarantine 26,212    
 

HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT

 

     
Number Hospitalised

 

153    
Patients Moderately Ill

 

62    
 

Patients Critically Ill

18    
NON-HOSPITAL ISOLATION      
Step Down Facilities 0    
State Facilities 4    
Home 22,706    
TRANSMISSION STATUS OF COVID-19 CASES      
Contact of a Confirmed Case 0 2,530  
Imported 2 930  
Local Transmission (Not Epi Linked) 0 2,225  
Under Investigation 81 41,558  
Workplace Cluster 0 236  

[1] Based on data for RT-PCR and Public Sector COVID Rapid Antigen Testing

 

*COVID-RELATED DEATHS: (January 19-May 16, 2021)

  • A 55-year-old Male from Kingston & St. Andrew
  • A 71-year-old Male from St. Thomas
  • A 77-year-old Male from St. Catherine
  • An 83-year-old Female from St. Catherine whose death was previously under investigation
  • A 77-year-old Male from Westmoreland
  • A 44-year-old Male from Westmoreland A 64-year-old Male from Manchester+
  • An 80-year-old Female from Manchester+
  • A 53-year-old Female from Manchester+
  • A 73-year-old Female from Manchester whose death was previously under investigation+
  • A 63-year-old Male from Manchester+
  • A 63-year-old Male from Manchester+
  • A 72-year-old Female from Manchester+
  • A 72-year-old Male from Manchester +
  • A 75-year-old Male from Manchester+

+These deaths recorded in Manchester occurred between January and March 2021.

 

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