2,470 new COVID-19 cases reported on Nov 8; 973 aged between 12 and 39

Of the new cases, 2,307 were from the community.

Alicia Ang

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Published: 9 November 2021, 11:14 AM

There were 2,470 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore on Monday (Nov 8), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Among the new cases, 2,307 infections were from the community and 973 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39. 

No new clusters have been identified, and MOH is closely monitoring five active clusters that reported new cases. These include Jamiyah Home for the Aged in Tampines, MWS Nursing Home in Yew Tee and the Institute of Mental Health.

There were 14 COVID-19-related deaths reported on Nov 8. They were aged between 56 and 98 years old, and all had underlying medical conditions that interfered with their recovery.

The national death toll now stands at 511.

MOH said that 3,216 cases were discharged from hospitals between Nov 7 and Nov 8. Currently, 1,725 cases remain warded in hospitals, with 301 cases requiring oxygen supplementation. There are 129 cases in the Intensive Care Unit that are unstable or in critical condition. 

In the last 28 days, 91,425 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 18 per cent have received boosters.

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