1,324 new COVID-19 cases reported on Dec 1; 521 aged between 12 and 39

Of the new cases, 1,266 were from the community.

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Published: 2 December 2021, 10:47 AM

There were 1,324 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore on Wednesday (Dec 1), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Of the new infections, 1,266 were from the community and 521 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39.

No new clusters have been identified.

There were eight COVID-19-related deaths reported on Dec 1. They were aged between 59 and 86 years old and all except one unvaccinated individual had underlying medical conditions that interfered with their recovery.

The national death toll now stands at 726.

Over the past day, 1,535 cases were discharged from the hospital. Currently, 1,054 cases remain warded in hospitals, with 206 cases requiring oxygen supplementation and 77 cases remain in the Intensive Care Unit.

In the last 28 days, 57,844 cases have been recorded, of which 98.6 per cent had mild or no symptoms, and 0.9 per cent had required oxygen supplementation.

As of Nov 30, 96 per cent of the eligible population are fully vaccinated or have received two doses. Out of the total population, 87 per cent have received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, 87 per cent have received at least one dose and 27 per cent have received their booster shots.

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