715 new COVID-19 cases reported on Dec 7; 307 aged between 12 and 39

Of the new cases, 700 were from the community.

Naren Sankar

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Published: 8 December 2021, 11:11 AM

There were 715 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore on Tuesday (Dec 7), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Of the new infections, 700 were from the community and 307 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39.

It is the fifth day in a row that daily new COVID-19 cases have fallen below 1,000.

Eight COVID-19-related deaths were reported on Dec 7. The national death toll now stands at 771.

There were 884 cases discharged from the hospital over the past day. Currently, 827 cases remain warded in hospitals, with 146 cases requiring oxygen supplementation. There are 55 cases that remain in the Intensive Care Unit.

In the last 28 days, 46,119 cases have been recorded, of which 98.7 per cent had no or mild symptoms and 0.8 per cent have required oxygen supplementation.

As of Dec 6, 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 28 per cent have received boosters.

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