170 new Omicron cases reported in Singapore on Dec 29, including 19 locally transmitted

There were 341 new COVID-19 cases reported on Dec 29.

Naren Sankar

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Published: 30 December 2021, 1:05 PM

There were 170 new Omicron cases, including 19 locally transmitted cases, reported on Wednesday (Dec 29), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

In total, there were 341 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. Of the new infections, 182 were from the community and 88 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39.

One death related to COVID-19 was reported on Wednesday. The national death toll is now 826.

There were 276 cases discharged from the hospital over the past day, while 305 cases remain warded in hospitals. Of these, 42 cases require oxygen supplementation and 20 cases remain in the Intensive Care Unit.

In the last 28 days, 11,318 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 28, 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 39 per cent have received boosters.

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