Singapore reports 1,670 new COVID-19 cases

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 1,670 new circumstances of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the overall tally to 252,188.

Of the brand new circumstances, 1,577 had been locally, 80 had been in migrant employee dormitories and 13 had been imported circumstances, the Ministry of Well being (MOH) mentioned in an announcement.

A complete of 1,362 COVID-19 circumstances are at present warded in hospitals, with 186 circumstances requiring oxygen supplementation within the basic ward, 44 circumstances being unstable and below shut monitoring within the intensive care items (ICUs), and 60 circumstances being critically unwell and intubated within the ICU. The present general ICU utilization fee is 52.9 p.c.

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Eight extra sufferers died from issues as a consequence of COVID-19 an infection within the Southeast Asian nation, bringing the demise toll to 662, the ministry mentioned.

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