21,446 COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore from Apr 19 to 25

The number of cases has been decreasing in the past week.

Naren Sankar

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Published: 26 April 2022, 11:45 AM

Singapore reported 21,446 COVID-19 cases in the past week, from Apr 19 to 25.

Cases have been trending downwards. The 4,718 cases reported on Apr 19 was the highest in a day over the last seven days, while the 2,044 infections reported on Sunday (Apr 24) was the least in a day over the same period. 

In total, there were 20,652 local cases between Apr 19 and Apr 25. This included 2,241 cases detected by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests and 18,411 cases with mild symptoms and are of low risks detected through Antigen Rapid Tests (ART). 

The weekly COVID-19 infection growth rate is at 0.96 as of Monday. A weekly infection growth rate below 1.00 means the number of new COVID-19 cases this week is on the decline.

There were 1,864 hospitalisations over the past week. The most number of people hospitalised in a day was 282 on Apr 23 while the lowest number in a day was 245 on Apr 22.

In total, 22,050 cases were discharged from the hospital over the past week. 

There were 15 deaths related to COVID-19 from Apr 19 to 25, taking the national death toll to 1,331. 

In the last 28 days, 104,289 cases have been recorded, of which 99.7 per cent had no or mild symptoms and 0.2 per cent required oxygen supplementation.

As of Apr 24, 96 per cent of the eligible population and 92 per cent of the total population are fully vaccinated. Of which, 93 per cent have received at least one vaccine dose and 73 per cent have received boosters.

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