370 new COVID-19 cases reported on Dec 12; 156 cases aged between 12 and 39

Of the new cases, 355 were from the community.

Naren Sankar

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Published: 13 December 2021, 11:52 AM

There were 370 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore on Sunday (Dec 12), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Of the new infections, 355 were from the community and 156 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39.

The number of new cases is the lowest since Sep 8, when 349 COVID-19 cases were reported.

No new cases linked to the Omicron variant were reported. The number of cases linked to the Omicron variant in Singapore stands at seven, after three cases tested preliminary positive for the variant on Friday.

Five deaths related to COVID-19 were reported on Dec 12. The national death toll now stands at 794.

There were 830 cases discharged from the hospital over the past day. Currently, 592 cases remain warded in hospitals, with 104 cases requiring oxygen supplementation. There are 33 cases that remain in the Intensive Care Unit.

In the last 28 days, 35,859 cases have been recorded, of which 98.7 per cent had no or mild symptoms and 0.9 per cent have required oxygen supplementation.

As of Dec 11, 96 per cent of the eligible population, 87 per cent of total population, are fully vaccinated, 87 per cent have received at least one dose and 30 per cent have received boosters.

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