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3,432 new COVID-19 cases reported on Oct 28 – 1,240 aged between 12 and 39

There were 3,171 new community cases reported.

Alicia Ang
Alicia Ang

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Published: 29 October 2021, 11:12 AM

There were 3,432 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Thursday (Oct 28), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Among the new cases, 3,171 infections were from the community and 1,240 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39. 

PCF Sparkletots in Whampoa has been identified as a new cluster, with 12 cases in total.

MOH is closely monitoring five other active clusters that have reported new cases. These include the Institute of Mental Health, Maple Bear Preschool in Loyang and Bukit Batok Home for the Aged.

There were 15 COVID-19-related deaths reported on Oct 28, aged between 62 and 98 years old. All of them had underlying medical conditions that interfered with their recovery.

The national death toll now stands at 364.

Currently, 1,792 cases are warded in hospitals, with 294 cases requiring oxygen supplementation in general wards. There are 136 cases in the Intensive Care Unit. 4,348 cases were discharged from hospitals on Oct 28.

Singapore has recorded 91,146 cases in the last 28 days, of which 98.7 per cent had no or mild symptoms, and 0.9 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 14 per cent have received boosters.


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