MIL-OSI Asia-Pac: Update On Local Covid-19 Situation (4 Oct 2021)

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Source: Asia Pacific Region 2 – Singapore

3.   Over the last 28 days, the percentage of local cases who were asymptomatic or had mild symptoms is 98.2%. 544 cases required oxygen supplementation and 54 had been in the ICU. Of these, 50.5% were fully vaccinated and 49.5% were unvaccinated/ partially vaccinated. 61 have died, of whom 31.1% were fully vaccinated and 68.9% were unvaccinated/ partially vaccinated.

Figure 3: Deaths and Active Cases in ICU, Requiring Oxygen Supplementation or Hospitalised1, by Age Groups

Update on vaccination progress

 

4.   As of 3 October 2021, 82% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and 85% has received at least one dose.

 

5.   We have administered a total of 9,284,447 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme (Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty and Moderna). In total, 4,594,926 individuals have received at least one dose of vaccine under the national vaccination programme, and 4,509,533 individuals having completed the full vaccination regimen. To date, we have invited about 550,000 eligible individuals to receive their booster doses. 299,155 individuals have received their booster shots and another 105,000 have booked their appointments. In addition, 201,573 doses of other vaccines recognised in the World Health Organization’s Emergency Use Listing (WHO EUL) have been administered, covering 104,100 individuals.

 

Locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

 

6.   As of 4 October 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health has detected a total of 2,475 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, comprising 1,859 community cases, 601 dormitory residents cases and 15 imported cases.


a)    Active clusters under close monitoring

 

7.   We are closely monitoring the clusters listed below, which have already been ringfenced through tracing, testing and isolation.

 

Figure 4: Large Clusters with New Cases

Cluster

New Cases

Total4

Remarks

Learning Vision @ Changi Airport

3

12

Transmission amongst staff and students. Of the 12 cases, 2 are staff and 10 are students.

ASPRI-Westlite Papan Dormitory

25

156

Intra-dormitory transmission amongst residents with no evidence of spread beyond dormitory. New cases have already been quarantined.

PPT Lodge 1B Dormitory

14

124

Intra-dormitory transmission amongst residents with no evidence of spread beyond dormitory. New cases have already been quarantined.

Avery Lodge

6

445

Intra-dormitory transmission amongst residents with no evidence of spread beyond dormitory. New cases have already been quarantined.

Tampines Dormitory

8

169

Intra-dormitory transmission amongst residents with no evidence of spread beyond dormitory. New cases have already been quarantined.

9 Defu South Street 1 Dormitory

2

242

Intra-dormitory transmission amongst residents with no evidence of spread beyond dormitory. New cases have already been quarantined.

MWS Christalite Methodist Home

2

53

Transmission amongst staff and residents. Of the 53 cases, 3 are staff and 50 are residents. New cases have already been quarantined.

Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre

2

282

Transmission amongst workers and trade visitors. Of the 282 cases, 261 are workers at the market, 4 are trade visitors and 17 are household members of cases. New cases have already been quarantined.

b)    Summary of trends for local cases

[1] Cases 76506, 78366, 83678, 91705, 92482, 93373, 94090 and 97699.
[2] Includes all cases who are currently hospitalised.
[3] Includes only new cases reported in the past 28 days.
[4] 
Includes new cases added today.

 

 

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