3,383 new COVID-19 cases reported on Oct 24, 1,131 aged between 12 to 39

There were 2,708 new community cases reported on Oct 24.

Alicia Ang

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Published: 25 October 2021, 11:52 AM

There were 3,383 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Sunday (Oct 24), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Among the new cases, 2,708 infections were from the community and 1,131 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39. 

No new clusters have been identified, and MOH is closely monitoring five active clusters that have reported new cases. These include Banyan Home in Buangkok, PCF Sparkletots in Senja and AWWA Community Home for Senior Citizens in Ang Mo Kio.

There were 15 COVID-19-related deaths reported on Oct 24. The eight males and seven female Singapores were aged between 58 and 100 years old. 

Eight had been unvaccinated, one had been partially vaccinated and six had been vaccinated. All of the fatalities had underlying medical conditions that interfered with their recovery.

The national death toll now stands at 315, with 211 deaths in October 2021. 

There are 25,378 total community cases currently in recovery. Of these, 1,738 cases are warded in hospitals, with 278 cases requiring oxygen supplementation in general wards. There are 155 cases in the Intensive Care Unit. 

Singapore has recorded 84,581 cases in the last 28 days, of which 98.6 per cent had no or mild symptoms. 

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