9,082 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore reported on Feb 14, 1,332 patients hospitalised

There were 8,927 local cases on Monday.

Naren Sankar

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Published: 15 February 2022, 12:56 PM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 9,082 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Monday (Feb 14), including 3,665 who were aged between 12 and 39.

Monday’s figure is down from the 9,420 cases reported on Sunday.

There were 1,332 cases hospitalised on Monday, up from 1,272 the day before. Of these, 147 cases require oxygen supplementation and 23 cases are in the Intensive Care Unit.

There were also 10,298 cases discharged from the hospital over the past day.

Nine deaths related to COVID-19 were reported on Monday, taking the national death toll to 906. This is the highest in a day since Dec 5, 2021 when 13 people died.

Of the COVID-19 cases reported on Monday, 2,177 were detected through Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests. This included 2,049 local cases. 

Another 6,905 cases were detected through Antigen Rapid Tests (ART) and assessed by a doctor to have mild symptoms and of low risk. Of these, 6,878 were local cases. 

In total, there were 8,927 local transmission cases.

The weekly COVID-19 infection growth rate decreased to 1.39, down from Sunday’s 1.46. 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.

In the last 28 days, 174,831 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 13, 93 per cent of the eligible population and 90 per cent of the total population are fully vaccinated, 92 per cent have received at least one dose and 64 per cent have received boosters.

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