747 new COVID-19 cases reported on Nov 28; 292 aged between 12 and 39

Of the new cases, 719 were from the community.

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Published: 29 November 2021, 10:30 AM

There were 747 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore on Sunday (Nov 28), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

It is the first time cases have fallen below 1,000 in a day since Sep 20 in Singapore.

Of the new infections, 719 were from the community and 292 of those infected were aged between 12 and 39.

No new clusters have been identified. MOH is closely monitoring three active clusters that have reported new cases — ECON Healthcare Nursing Home at Chai Chee, Pacific Healthcare Nursing Home at Lengkok Bahru, and the Society for the Aged Sick at Hougang.

There were 11 COVID-19-related deaths reported on Nov 28. They were aged between 67 and 98 years old and all of them had underlying medical conditions that interfered with their recovery.

The national death toll now stands at 701.

There were 2,061 cases discharged from the hospital over the past day. Currently, 1,147 cases remain warded in hospitals, with 210 cases requiring oxygen supplementation. There are 82 cases that remain in the Intensive Care Unit.

In the last 28 days, 63,816 cases have been recorded, of which 98.7 per cent had no or mild symptoms and 0.8 per cent have required oxygen supplementation.

About 85 per cent of the population are fully vaccinated, 86 per cent have received at least one dose and 25 per cent have received boosters.

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