7,806 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore reported on Feb 7, 1,165 patients hospitalised

There were 7,629 local cases on Monday.

Naren Sankar

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Published: 8 February 2022, 12:35 PM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 7,806 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Monday (Feb 7), up from 7,752 on Sunday.

The number of people hospitalised with COVID-19 rose to 1,165 cases, up from 1,074 cases on Sunday. Of these, 109 cases require oxygen supplementation and 26 cases remain in the Intensive Care Unit.

This is the third day in a row that the number of cases hospitalised have crossed 1,000. There were also 12,041 cases discharged from the hospital over the past day. 

Of the COVID-19 cases reported on Monday, 2,496 were detected through Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests. This included 2,341 local cases. 

Another 5,310 cases were detected through Antigen Rapid Tests (ART) and assessed by a doctor to have mild symptoms and of low risk. Of these, 5,288 were local cases. 

In total, there were 7,629 local transmission cases.

The weekly COVID-19 infection growth rate rose to 1.52, up from Sunday’s 1.49. The growth rate refers to the ratio of community cases for the past week over the week before and a weekly infection growth rate above one indicates an increasing number of new weekly cases.

Three deaths related to COVID-19 were reported on Monday, taking the national death toll to 874.

In the last 28 days, 109,625 cases have been recorded, of which 99.7 per cent had no or mild symptoms and 0.3 per cent have required oxygen supplementation.

As of Feb 6, 93 per cent of the eligible population, 89 per cent of total population, are fully vaccinated, 92 per cent have received at least one dose and 60 per cent have received boosters.


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