280 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore on Dec 21

Of the new cases, 221 were from the community.

Naren Sankar

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Published: 22 December 2021, 12:39 PM

There were 280 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore on Tuesday (Dec 21).

Of the new infections, 221 were from the community and 122 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39.

Two deaths related to COVID-19 were reported on Dec 21. The national death toll now stands at 817.

There were no new Omicron cases reported on Dec 21.

There were 428 cases discharged from the hospital over the past day. Currently, 456 cases remain warded in hospitals, with 53 cases requiring oxygen supplementation. There are 30 cases that remain in the Intensive Care Unit.

In the last 28 days, 20,360 cases have been recorded, of which 98.6 per cent had no or mild symptoms and 0.9 per cent have required oxygen supplementation.

As of Dec 20, 96 per cent of the eligible population, 87 per cent of total population, are fully vaccinated, 88 per cent have received at least one dose and 34 per cent have received boosters.

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