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COVID-19 Surveillance Data

COVID - 19 10 Oct, 2022 Follow News

Weekly hospitalisations and deaths (since 8 September 2021*) *First COVID-19 patient was in March 2020, but hospitalisation figures begin September 2021 for graphical reasons. A COVID-19 death is defined as any death where the individual tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 28 days, which was n

COVID-19 patients admitted to hospital a Admissions include patients who are detected as being COVID positive on screening. T Inpatient indicators are based on data received at the point of admission

Hospitalisation and Death statistics March 2020- Present.

COVID-19 vaccine uptake and coverage within the previous month. * Based on a Total Population of 71,432.

Average length of hospital stay stratified by the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses received, among patients discharged during the past two months* * Representing 47 inpatients who were discharged in t

Booster (>3 doses) vaccine coverage by age group

Figure 3: Vaccine uptake over time

September 2022 (data as of 3 October 2022)


Key points

Internationally: The number of COVID-19 cases and deaths reported to WHO has continued to decline. Reported cases decreased in all regions, apart from the European region where there was an 8% increase in reported cases during the past reporting week.

Local trends: In the Cayman Islands, hospitalisations have been gradually declining since July, with a slight increase in late September.

There were a total of 21 COVID-19 patients admitted in September 2022, a 30% decrease from admissions during August, which includes both patients admitted due to COVID-19 morbidity and patients admitted for other health reasons who were detected to have COVID-19 on admission screening.

There have been five COVID-19 deaths during September and all five individuals had multiple comorbidities. Two of the patients were unvaccinated, two had received their second dose of the vaccine and one individual had also received their third dose.

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