134 new Omicron cases reported in Singapore on Dec 28, including 40 locally transmitted

There were 365 new COVID-19 cases reported on Dec 28.

Naren Sankar

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Published: 29 December 2021, 1:13 PM

There were 134 new Omicron cases reported on Tuesday (Dec 28), including 40 locally transmitted cases, said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

In total, there were 365 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. Of the new infections, 191 were from the community and 96 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39.

No deaths related to COVID-19 were reported on Tuesday, the second time this month that no deaths were reported in a day.

The national death toll remains at 825.

There were 285 cases discharged from the hospital over the past day, while 303 cases remain warded in hospitals. Of these, 43 cases require oxygen supplementation and 23 cases remain in the Intensive Care Unit.

In the last 28 days, 12,441 cases have been recorded, of which 98.7 per cent had no or mild symptoms and 0.8 per cent have required oxygen supplementation.

As of Dec 27, 91 per cent of the eligible population, 87 per cent of total population, are fully vaccinated, 88 per cent have received at least one dose and 38 per cent have received boosters.

The eligible population numbers have been updated to include five to 11 year olds as they became eligible for vaccination as of Dec 27.

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