1,782 new COVID-19 cases reported on Nov 23; 730 aged between 12 and 39

Of the new cases, 1,754 were from the community.

Naren Sankar

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Published: 24 November 2021, 3:49 PM

There were 1,782 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore on Tuesday (Nov 23), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Of the new infections, 1,754 were from the community and 730 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39.

No new clusters have been identified. MOH is closely monitoring two active clusters that have reported new cases, Banyan Home at Pelangi Village and Econ Healthcare Nursing Home at Chai Chee.

There were five COVID-19-related deaths reported on Nov 23. They were aged between 62 and 92 years old and all, except one unvaccinated individual, had underlying medical conditions that interfered with their recovery.

The national death toll now stands at 672.

There were 1,778 cases discharged from the hospital over the past day. Currently, 1,389 cases remain warded in hospitals, with 205 cases requiring oxygen supplementation. There are 92 cases that remain in the Intensive Care Unit.

In the last 28 days, 76,158 cases have been recorded, of which 98.7 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 24 per cent have received boosters.

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