10,686 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore reported on Feb 10, 1,212 patients hospitalised

There were 10,542 local cases on Thursday.

Naren Sankar

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Published: 11 February 2022, 11:54 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 10,686 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Thursday (Feb 10). 

Thursday’s figure is up from the 10,314 cases reported on Wednesday.

There were 1,212 cases hospitalised on Thursday, up from 1,205 the day before. Of these, 115 cases require oxygen supplementation and 29 cases are in the Intensive Care Unit.

This is the sixth day in a row that the number of cases hospitalised have crossed 1,000. There were also 8,371 cases discharged from the hospital over the past day.

Of the COVID-19 cases reported on Thursday, 2,673 were detected through Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests. This included 2,578 local cases. 

Another 8,013 cases were detected through Antigen Rapid Tests (ART) and assessed by a doctor to have mild symptoms and of low risk. Of these, 7,964 were local cases. 

In total, there were 10,542 local transmission cases.

The weekly COVID-19 infection growth rate rose to 2.26, up from Wednesday’s 2.00.The growth rate refers to the ratio of community cases for the past week over the week before and a weekly infection growth rate above one indicates an increasing number of new weekly cases.

One death related to COVID-19 was reported on Thursday, taking the national death toll to 882.

In the last 28 days, 140,692 cases have been recorded, of which 99.7 per cent had no or mild symptoms and 0.3 per cent have required oxygen supplementation.

As of Feb 9, 93 per cent of the eligible population and 89 per cent of the total population are fully vaccinated, 92 per cent have received at least one dose and 61 per cent have received boosters.

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