1,723 new COVID-19 cases reported on Nov 13; 681 aged between 12 and 39

Of the new cases, 1,651 were from the community.

Alicia Ang

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Published: 15 November 2021, 11:05 AM

There were 1,723 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore on Sunday (Nov 13), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Among the new cases, 1,651 infections were from the community and 681 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39. 

This is the second time in November where the number of cases in a day fell below 2,000. The other occasion was on Nov 5.

Over the weekend, two new clusters – Iman Childcare in Marsiling and Safari House Preschool in Toa Payoh – were identified. Both clusters have recorded 45 total cases in total, and six cases are household contacts.

MOH is also closely monitoring four other active clusters that reported new cases. These are the Institute of Mental Health, Surya Home in Buangkok, Acacia Home in Admiralty and NTUC  Nursing Home in Bedok.

There were 10 COVID-19-related deaths reported on Nov 14. They were aged between 60 and 96 years old, and all had underlying medical conditions that interfered with their recovery.

The national death toll now stands at 586.

There were 2,202 cases discharged from the hospital over the past day. Currently, 1,525 cases remain warded in hospitals, with 242 cases requiring oxygen supplementation. There are 121 cases in the Intensive Care Unit that are unstable or in critical condition. 

In the last 28 days, 88,848 cases have been recorded, of which 98.7 per cent had no or mild symptoms, and 0.7 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 20 per cent have received boosters.

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