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3,474 new COVID-19 cases reported on Nov 17; 1,440 aged between 12 and 39

Of the new cases, 3,320 were from the community.

Amanda Tan
Amanda Tan

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Published: 18 November 2021, 10:45 AM

There were 3,474 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore on Wednesday (Nov 17), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Among the new cases, 3,320 infections were from the community and 1,440 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39. 

No new clusters have been identified. MOH is closely monitoring nine active clusters that have reported new cases. These are ECON Medicare Centre & Nursing Home in Choa Chu Kang, Carpe Diem @ ITE, Jenaris Home, Banyan Home in Buangkok, Iman Childcare in Marsiling, Jamiyah Nursing Home, NTUC Health Nursing Home in Chai Chee, MWS Nursing Home in Yew Tee and PCF Sparkletots @ Chong Pang Block 115B.

There were seven COVID-19-related deaths reported on Nov 17. They were aged between 47 and 83 years old, and all had underlying medical conditions that interfered with their recovery.

The national death toll now stands at 619. There have been 212 deaths so far in November.

There were 2,555 cases discharged from the hospital over the past day. Currently, 1,468 cases remain warded in hospitals, with 242 cases requiring oxygen supplementation. There are 111 cases in the Intensive Care Unit that are unstable or in critical condition. 

In the last 28 days, 86,055 cases have been recorded, of which 98.7 per cent had no or mild symptoms, and 0.8 per cent have required oxygen supplementation.

About 85 per cent of the population are fully vaccinated, 86 per cent have received at least one dose and 21 per cent have received boosters.


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