3,483 new COVID-19 cases reported on Oct 7; 995 infected aged between 12 and 39

Singapore’s death toll now stands at 136.

Alicia Ang

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Published: 8 October 2021, 11:33 AM

There were 3,483 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Thursday (Oct 7), the Ministry of Health (MOH) said.  

Of the new infections, 2,783 were from the community, and 995 were aged between 12 and 39. 

No new clusters were identified on Wednesday. MOH is closely monitoring six active clusters, including United Medicare Care in Toa Payoh and Tampines Dormitory.

There were three COVID-19 related deaths reported, bringing the national death toll to 136. They were Cases 78362, 84535 and 100512, aged between 57 to 90. 

Of the three fatalities, two were male and one was female. One had been unvaccinated, while the other two had been vaccinated. All three had unspecified underlying medical conditions. 

There were also eight imported cases who were either placed on Stay-Home Notice or in isolation upon arrival in Singapore. 

Singapore has recorded 46,637 cases in the last 28 days. Of these 98.4 per cent had no or mild symptoms, while 1.3 per cent required oxygen supplementation. 

As of Oct 6, 83 per cent of Singapore’s population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and 85 per cent has received at least one dose.

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