New COVID-19 cluster detected at SAFRA Tampines

Nine cases are linked to SAFRA Tampines, which was one of three new COVID-19 clusters identified on Aug 12.

SAFRA Tampines has been identified as a new COVID-19 cluster on Thursday (Aug 12), the Ministry of Health announced. 

Six new infections were linked to the location on Thursday, bringing the total number of cases linked to the location to nine. SAFRA Tampines was among the three new COVID-19 clusters announced on Thursday. 

The other clusters were linked to My First Skool at 54 Chin Swee Road, which has six cases, and Case 67981, which has three cases. There are 119 active clusters in Singapore currently. 

Six more cases were linked to the Superland Pre-School cluster at Kreta Ayer Community Club, bringing the total number of cases to 10. This cluster was identified two days ago. 

MOH reported 59 new local COVID-19 infections on Thursday, of which 19 were unlinked.  

No new imported cases were reported for the first time since Jun 15. 

The number of new cases has decreased from 723 cases in the week before to 412 cases in the past week, and the number of unlinked cases has similarly dropped from 215 cases to 117 cases.

As of Aug 11, 8,241,298 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered under the national vaccination programmes. About 73 per cent of the local population has been fully vaccinated and 83 per cent has received at least one dose. 

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