3,496 new COVID-19 cases reported on Oct 31 – 1,360 aged between 12 and 39

One new cluster has been identified.

Alicia Ang

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Published: 3 November 2021, 10:46 AM

There were 3,496 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Tuesday (Nov 2), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Among the new cases, 3,352 infections were from the community and 1,360 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39. 

NTUC Health Nursing Home in Geylang East has been identified as a new cluster, reporting four new cases. It currently has 11 total cases.

MOH is monitoring six other active clusters that have reported new cases. Among these are St Luke’s Hospital in Bukit Batok, Acacia Home in Admiralty and Banyan Home in Buangkok. 

There were nine COVID-19-related deaths reported on Nov 2, aged between 53 and 93 years old. All of them had underlying medical conditions, except for two unvaccinated individuals.

The national death toll now stands at 430.

3,006 cases were discharged from hospitals on Nov 2. Currently, 1,710 cases are warded, with 308 cases requiring oxygen supplementation in the general ward. There are 138 cases in the Intensive Care Unit that are either unstable or in critical condition. 

Singapore has recorded 94,388 cases in the last 28 days, of which 98.7 per cent had no or mild symptoms, and 0.8 per cent have required oxygen supplementation.

Eighty-four per cent of the population are fully vaccinated. 85 per cent have received at least one dose of the vaccine, and 16 per cent have received boosters.

Individuals aged 30 and above are now able to walk into Moderna Vaccination Centres to take their booster dose, without needing to make an appointment. This applies to all Singaporeans, permanent residents and long-term pass holders who have completed their second dose over six months ago.

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