9,930 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore reported on Feb 11, 1,205 patients hospitalised

There were 9,771 local cases on Friday.

Naren Sankar

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Published: 12 February 2022, 11:49 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 9,930 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Friday (Feb 11). 

Friday’s figure is down from the 10,686 cases reported on Thursday.

There were 1,205 cases hospitalised on Friday, down from 1,212 the day before. Of these, 128 cases require oxygen supplementation and 21 cases are in the Intensive Care Unit.

This is the seventh day in a row that the number of cases hospitalised have crossed 1,000. There were also 12,732 cases discharged from the hospital over the past day. 

Of the COVID-19 cases reported on Friday, 2,201 were detected through Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests. This included 2,092 local cases. 

Another 7,729 cases were detected through Antigen Rapid Tests (ART) and assessed by a doctor to have mild symptoms and of low risk. Of these, 7,679 were local cases.

In total, there were 9,771 local transmission cases.

The weekly COVID-19 infection growth rate decreased to 1.74, down from Thursday’s 2.26. This is the first time it has gone down since Feb 3 where the rate reached 1.23 before increasing day by day.

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 Friday, taking the national death toll to 885.

In the last 28 days, 149,417 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 10, 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 62 per cent have received boosters.

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