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COVID-19 Surveillance Data

COVID - 19 10 Nov, 2022 Follow News

COVID-19 Surveillance Data

Weekly hospitalisations and deaths (since 8 September 2021*) a First COVID-19 patient was in March 2020, but hospitalisation figures begin September 2021 for graphical reasons.

COVID-19 patients admitted to hospital b Admissions include patients who are detected as being COVID positive on screening, c inpatient indicators are based on data received at the point of admission

Hospitalisation and Death statistics March 2020- Present. d A recent retrospective review identified an additional death that occurred in July which meets the public health surveillance death definiti

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

Average length of hospital stay stratified by the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses received for the past two months e e Representing 36 inpatients Please note: The numbers above the bars represent the

Vaccine uptake over time

Medical conditions present in COVID-19 reported deaths (N=36) which are known to have a higher risk of mortality

Medical conditions present in C0V1D-19 reported deaths (N=36) which are unlikely to have affected the outcome

October 2022 (data as of 1 November 2022)

Key points

Internationally: The number of COVID-19 cases reported to WHO has continued to decline over the past month, however as testing globally has declined this will be an underestimate.

Local trends: In the Cayman Islands, hospitalisations have continued to decline since the summer. There were a total of 10 COVID-19 patients admitted in October 2022, a 56% decrease from the 22 admissions during September. Reported admissions 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.

One COVID-19 death has been reported during October 2022. The individual had underlying co-morbidities and had received their complete primary course of the vaccine but not received any boosters.

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