3,163 new COVID-19 cases reported on Oct 31 – 1,067 aged between 12 and 39

One new cluster has been identified.

Alicia Ang

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Published: 1 November 2021, 11:33 AM

There were 3,163 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Sunday (Oct 31), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Among the new cases, 2,745 infections were from the community and 1,067 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39. 

Orange Valley Nursing Home in Clementi has been identified as a new cluster, and currently has 14 total cases.

MOH is closely monitoring three other active clusters that have reported new cases. These include the Institute of Mental Health, ECON Medicare Centre in Buangkok and PCF Sparkletots in Whampoa. These three clusters have reported nine new cases in total.

There were 13 COVID-19-related deaths reported on Oct 31, aged between 57 and 89 years old. All of them had underlying medical conditions, except one unvaccinated and one partially vaccinated case.

There were 304 deaths in the month of October 2021. The national death toll now stands at 407.

3,759 cases were discharged from hospitals on Oct 31. Currently, 1,672 cases are warded, with 284 cases requiring oxygen supplementation in general wards. There are 130 cases in the Intensive Care Unit. 

Singapore has recorded 94,369 cases in the last 28 days, of which 98.7 per cent had no or mild symptoms, and 0.8 per cent have required oxygen supplementation.

Eighty-four per cent of the population are fully vaccinated, while 85 per cent received at least one dose of the vaccine, and 15 per cent have received boosters.

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