3,277 new COVID-19 cases reported on Oct 26, 1,189 aged between 12 to 39

Two new clusters have been identified in Jurong West and Loyang.

Alicia Ang

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Published: 27 October 2021, 11:51 AM

There were 3,277 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Tuesday (Oct 26), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Among the new cases, 2,984 infections were from the community and 1,189 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39. 

Two new clusters have been identified, Maple Bear Preschool in Loyang and NTUC Health Nursing Home in Jurong West. The two clusters now have 29 cases between them.

MOH is closely monitoring four other active clusters that have reported new cases. These are Banyan Home in Buangkok, the Institute of Mental Health, Bukit Batok Home for the Aged and AWWA Community Home for Senior Citizens in Ang Mo Kio. 

There were 10 COVID-19-related deaths reported on Oct 26, aged between 66 and 98 years old. All but one of the fatalities had underlying medical conditions.

The national death toll now stands at 339.

Currently, 1,787 cases are warded in hospitals, with 289 cases requiring oxygen supplementation in general wards. There are 146 cases in the Intensive Care Unit. 2,856 cases were discharged from hospitals on Oct 26.

Singapore has recorded 87,150 cases in the last 28 days, of which 98.7 per cent had no or mild symptoms. Eighty-four per cent of the population are fully vaccinated, while 85 per cent received at least one dose of the vaccine, and 13 per cent have received boosters.

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