1,670 new COVID-19 cases reported on Nov 21; 635 aged between 12 and 39

Of the new cases, 1,577 were from the community.

Alicia Ang

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Published: 22 November 2021, 11:44 AM

There were 1,670 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore on Sunday (Nov 22), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Of the new infections, 1,577 were from the community and 635 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39. 

Two new clusters were identified over the weekend, Sunlove Senior Care Centre in Buangkok and Pacific Healthcare Nursing Home in Bukit Merah. There are 33 total cases between the two clusters. 

MOH is closely monitoring one other active cluster that has reported new cases. Jenaris Home in Buangkok reported 12 new cases on Nov 21, bringing its total number of cases up to 86.

There were eight COVID-19-related deaths reported on Nov 21. They were aged between 63 and 95 years old, and all had underlying medical conditions that interfered with their recovery.

The national death toll now stands at 662.

There were 2,640 cases discharged from the hospital over the past day and 1,362 cases remain warded in hospitals, with 186 cases requiring oxygen supplementation. There are 104 cases that remain in the Intensive Care Unit. 

In the last 28 days, 79,364 cases have been recorded, of which 98.8 per cent had no or mild symptoms, and 0.8 per cent have required oxygen supplementation.

About 85 per cent of the population are fully vaccinated, 86 per cent have received at least one dose and 23 per cent have received boosters.

Nov 22 is also the first day of Singapore’s Transition Phase, and fully vaccinated individuals can now gather in groups of five.

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