339 new COVID-19 cases reported on Dec 13; 144 cases aged between 12 and 39

Of the new cases,318 were from the community.

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Published: 14 December 2021, 11:14 AM

There were 339 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore on Monday (Dec 13), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Of the new infections, 318 were from the community and 144 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39.

The number of new cases is the lowest since Sep 8, when 349 COVID-19 cases were reported.

No new cases linked to the Omicron variant were reported. The number of cases linked to the Omicron variant in Singapore stands at seven, after three cases tested preliminary positive for the variant on Dec 10.

Four deaths related to COVID-19 were reported on Dec 13. The national death toll now stands at 798.

There were 669 cases discharged from the hospital over the past day. Currently, 575 cases remain warded in hospitals, with 87 cases requiring oxygen supplementation. There are 33 cases that remain in the Intensive Care Unit.

In the last 28 days, 34,117 cases have been recorded, of which 98.7 per cent had no or mild symptoms and 0.9 per cent have required oxygen supplementation.

As of Dec 12, 96 per cent of the eligible population, 87 per cent of total population, are fully vaccinated, 87 per cent have received at least one dose and 31 per cent have received boosters.

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