2,976 new COVID-19 cases reported; 1,026 aged between 12 and 39

There were 11 COVID-19-related deaths reported on Oct 12.

Amanda Tan

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Published: 13 October 2021, 12:50 PM

There were 2,976 new COVID-19 cases reported on Tuesday (Oct 12), said the Ministry of Health (MOH). 

Of the new infections, 2,721 were from the community and 1,026 were aged between 12 and 39.

While no new clusters have been identified, the large cluster at United Medicare Centre (Toa Payoh) recorded six new cases. This brings the cluster’s total to 99, with transmission mostly among staff and residents. Of the 99 cases, 13 are staff, 85 are residents, and one is a household member of a case.

Of the 11 deaths, five were male and six were female, aged between 66 and 98 years. Three had been unvaccinated, six had been partially vaccinated and two had been fully vaccinated. All 11 had various underlying medical conditions. 

The national COVID-19-related death toll now stands at 183.

There are 21,845 total community cases currently in recovery. About 78.7 per cent are undergoing Home Recovery, 12.2 per cent are in Community Care Facilities, 7.5 per cent are warded in hospitals and 1.6 per cent are in COVID-19 Treatment Facilities. 

Singapore has recorded 58,894 cases in the last 28 days. Of these 98.5 per cent had no or mild symptoms, while 1.2 per cent required oxygen supplementation. 

As of Oct 11, 83 per cent of Singapore’s population has completed their full regimen/received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and 85 per cent has received at least one dose.

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