22 new COVID cases from Dec. 4 to 6; risk score 1.0; hospitalizations 10

489

On Monday, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported two (2) new cases of COVID-19 from 81 specimens analyzed on December 5.

An additional 20 cases were also reported Monday as a result of complete analysis and case submissions from other clinics for preliminary COVID-19 test results reported December 4 – 5. Official case counts for the past weekend results are as follows:

17 of 946 test positive for COVID-19 (eight cases previously reported on December 4). Two (2) cases were identified through contact tracing.

12 of 518 test positive for COVID-19 (one case previously reported on December 5). Two (2) cases were identified through contact tracing.

To date, there have been a total of 19,270 officially reported cases, 266 deaths, 301 cases in active isolation, and 18,702 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 1.0.

There are 10 hospitalized for COVID-19.

CENSUS as of 5 p.m.

GMH

GRMC

USNH

TOTAL

COVID-19 Admission

7

2

1

10

Pediatric Admissions

0

0

ICU

1

0

0

1

Ventilator

0

0

0

0

VACCINE STATUS

VACCINATED

UNVACCINATED

INELIGIBLE (0-4 years old)

Hospitalized

5

5

0

Total in Population*

126,368

15,239

12,229

Rate per 100,000 Population

4

33

0

SPECIAL NOTE: Based on today’s data, if we were to compare two (2) hypothetical populations of 100,000 people each, vaccinated versus unvaccinated, there would be 4 vaccinated people hospitalized for COVID-19 compared to 33 unvaccinated people hospitalized for COVID- 19. The risk of being hospitalized for COVID-19 is about 8 times higher for the unvaccinated as compared to the vaccinated. *Estimated population is based on DPHSS Immunization Program analysis of 2020 Census data. Updates are expected pending further Census 2020 data breakdown.

(JIC Release No. 881)

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