155 new Omicron cases reported in Singapore on Jan 2, including 36 locally transmitted
There were 429 new COVID-19 cases reported on Jan 2.
There were 155 new Omicron cases, including 36 locally transmitted cases, reported on Sunday (Jan 2), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).
In total, there were 429 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday. Of the new infections, 128 were from the community and 78 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39.
No deaths related to COVID-19 were reported on Sunday. The national death toll remains at 829.
There were 246 cases discharged from the hospital over the past day, while 266 cases remain warded in hospitals. Of these, 41 cases require oxygen supplementation and 18 cases remain in the Intensive Care Unit.
In the last 28 days, 8,906 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 Jan 1, 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 41 per cent have received boosters.