389 new Omicron cases reported in Singapore on Jan 10, including 126 locally transmitted
There were 750 new COVID-19 cases reported on Jan 10.
There were 389 new Omicron cases, including 126 locally transmitted cases, reported on Monday (Jan 10).
In total, there were 750 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, said the Ministry of Health (MOH). Of the new infections, 263 were locally transmitted and 130 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39.
The weekly infection growth rate on Monday was 1.83, up from 1.80 on Jan 9.
The growth rate refers to the ratio of community cases for the past week over the week before. A weekly infection growth rate that is more than one shows that the number of new weekly cases is still increasing.
No deaths related to COVID-19 were reported on Monday. The national death toll remains at 838.
There were 530 cases discharged from the hospital over the past day, while 169 cases remain warded in hospitals. Of these,16 cases require oxygen supplementation and 11 cases remain in the Intensive Care Unit.
In the last 28 days, 7,007 cases have been recorded, of which 98.9 per cent had no or mild symptoms and 0.8 per cent have required oxygen supplementation.
As of Jan 9, 91 per cent of the eligible population, 87 per cent of total population, are fully vaccinated, 89 per cent have received at least one dose and 47 per cent have received boosters.