27,491 COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore from Apr 5 to 11

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

Naren Sankar

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Published: 12 April 2022, 4:26 PM

Singapore reported 27,491 COVID-19 cases in the past week, from Apr 5 to 11.

Cases have been trending downwards. The 6,341 cases reported on Apr 5 was the highest in a day over the last seven days, while the 2,568 infections reported on Monday (Apr 11) was the least in a day over the same period. 

In total, there were 26,753 local cases between Apr 5 and Apr 11. This included 3,218 cases detected by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests and 23,535 cases with mild symptoms and are of low risks detected through Antigen Rapid Tests (ART). 

The weekly COVID-19 infection growth rate is at 0.76 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 2,806 hospitalisations over the past week. The most number of people hospitalised in a day was 518 on Apr 5 while the lowest number in a day was 339 on Apr 11.

In total, 31,386 cases were discharged from the hospital over the past week. 

There were 20 deaths related to COVID-19 from Apr 5 to 11, taking the national death toll to 1,303. 

In the last 28 days, 188,432 cases have been recorded, of which 99.7 per cent had no or mild symptoms and 0.3 per cent required oxygen supplementation.

As of Apr 10, 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 72 per cent have received boosters.

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