Singapore Reports 910 New COVID-19 Cases

SINGAPORE– Singapore reported 910 new cases of COVID-19 infection yesterday, bringing the total tally in the city-state to 74,848.


Of the new cases, 803 are in the community, 103 in the migrant workers’ dormitories and the other four are imported ones, the Ministry of Health said, in a statement. Among the local new cases reported yesterday, 244 are seniors above 60 years.


A 72-year-old female Singaporean died from complications on Wednesday. She had not been vaccinated against COVID-19, and had a history of atypical chest pain, Graves’ disease, hypertension and dyslipidemia.


In total, 59 have died from complications due to COVID-19 infection, in Singapore.


A total of 837 COVID-19 cases are currently warded in hospital. There are currently 77 cases of serious illness, requiring oxygen supplementation, and 12 in critical condition, in the ICU, said the MOH. Of those who have fallen very ill, 69 are seniors above 60 years.


As of Sept 15, 82 percent of local population has completed two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and 84 percent has received at least one dose, according to the MOH.




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