36,148 COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore from Mar 29 to Apr 4

The number of cases have trended downwards daily in the past week.

Naren Sankar

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Published: 5 April 2022, 3:09 PM

Singapore reported 36,148 COVID-19 cases in the past week, from Mar 29 to Apr 4.

Cases have been trending downwards. The 8,164 cases reported on Mar 29 was the highest in a day over the last seven days, while the 3,334 infections reported on Monday (Apr 4) was the least in a day over the same period.

In total, there were 35,380 local cases between Mar 29 and Apr 4. This included 4,715 cases detected by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests and 30,665 cases with mild symptoms and are of low risks detected through Antigen Rapid Tests (ART). 

The weekly COVID-19 infection growth rate is at 0.66 as of Monday. A weekly infection growth rate below 1.00 means the number of new COVID-19 cases this week is on the decline.

There were 4,160 hospitalisations over the past week. The most number of people hospitalised in a day was 728 on Mar 29 while the lowest number in a day was 507 on Apr 3.

In total, 42,234 cases were discharged from the hospital over the past week. 

Thirty-one deaths related to COVID-19 were reported from Mar 29 to Apr 4, taking the national death toll to 1,283. 

In the last 28 days, 262,699 cases have been recorded, of which 99.7 per cent had no or mild symptoms and 0.3 per cent required oxygen supplementation.

As of Apr 3, 95 per cent of the eligible population and 92 per cent of the total population are fully vaccinated. Of which, 93 per cent have received at least one vaccine dose and 72 per cent have received boosters.

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