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2,069 new COVID-19 cases reported on Nov 16; 786 aged between 12 and 39

Of the new cases, 2,021 were from the community.

Alicia Ang
Alicia Ang

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Published: 17 November 2021, 11:50 AM

There were 2,069 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore on Tuesday (Nov 16), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Among the new cases, 2,021 infections were from the community and 786 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39. 

No new clusters have been identified. MOH is closely monitoring four active clusters that have reported new cases. These are Carpe Diem @ ITE, Jenaris Home and Banyan Home in Buangkok and Iman Childcare in Marsiling.

There were 18 COVID-19-related deaths reported on Nov 16. They were aged between 67 and 95 years old, and all had underlying medical conditions that interfered with their recovery.

The national death toll now stands at 612. There have been 205 deaths so far in November.

There were 2,361 cases discharged from the hospital over the past day. Currently, 1,501 cases remain warded in hospitals, with 234 cases requiring oxygen supplementation. There are 122 cases in the Intensive Care Unit that are unstable or in critical condition. 

In the last 28 days, 86,443 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 21 per cent have received boosters.


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