2,057 new COVID-19 cases reported on Oct 3; 529 infected aged between 12 and 39

The number of community cases has dipped slightly.

Alicia Ang

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Published: 4 October 2021, 12:48 PM

There were 2,057 new COVID-19 cases reported on Sunday (Oct 3), said the Ministry of Health (MOH). 

Of the new COVID-19 cases, 529 were aged between 12 and 39.

Singapore now has 103,843 total COVID-19 cases. It exceeded the 100,000 mark on Saturday. 

Sunday was the second straight day that the number of community COVID-19 cases have seen a drop, after a peak of 2,078 recorded on Oct 1. MOH reported 1,938 community cases on Oct 2 and 1,676 on Oct 3.

No new clusters have been identified. MOH is closely monitoring nine active clusters, including Avery Lodge, which currently has 439 total cases.

There were six COVID-19 related deaths reported on Sunday, bringing the national death toll to 113. 

Five were males and one was female and they were all aged between 68 and 91. Two were unvaccinated and four were vaccinated. One case had no known medical conditions, but had been unvaccinated. The other five fatalities had underlying medical conditions. 

There were also eight imported cases who were either placed on Stay-Home Notice or in isolation upon arrival in Singapore.

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