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COVID-19 Surveillance Data

COVID - 19 09 Dec, 2022 Follow News

COVID-19 Surveillance Data

Weekly hospitalisations and deaths (since 8 September 2021*)

Average length of hospital stay stratified by the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses received for the past two months

COVID-19 patients admitted to hospital

Hospitalisation and Death statistics March 2020- Present.

COVID-19 vaccine uptake and coverage within the previous month.

Vaccine uptake over time

Cumulative Autumn booster (typically Moderna) uptake overtime by age group.

November 2022 (data as of 5 December 2022)

Key points

In the Cayman Islands COVID-19 hospitalisations have increased slightly, however the number of people admitted remains in line with recent months. There were 17 COVID-19 hospital admissions during November, which has increased from 10 admissions in October.

To note, this includes patients admitted for other reasons and detected as positive for COVID-19 on screening. There has been no increase in the number of patients admitted to ICU and no COVID-19 deaths were reported in November. During the winter months, it isanticipated that COV ID-19 transmission in the community will increase alongside other respiratory infections. However, as policy and public behaviour surrounding testing has changed since earlier in the year we will not see the full extent of this in the number of cases detected.

Nearly 1,000 doses of the Autumn COVID-19 booster have been administered, with the highest uptake among 50-69 year olds. We strongly recommend that all those who are eligible receive their Autumn booster for COVID-19 and concurrently receive the influenza vaccine.

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