Singapore reports 1647 new COVID-19 cases; 429 infected between ages 12 and 39
This is the seventh consecutive day that community cases have been over 1000.
Singapore reported 1457 new COVID-19 cases on Monday (Sep 27), said the Ministry of Health. This makes it the seventh consecutive day that the number of local cases have risen above 1000.
Of the new local COVID-19 infections, 429 were aged between 12 and 39.
MOH is closely monitoring nine active clusters, including Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre and My Little Campus in Yishun. There are no new clusters.
There were two deaths reported on Monday, bringing the national death toll to 80.
The two fatalities, Case 74761 and Case 88258, were 74 and 80 years old. They were both fully vaccinated, but had underlying medical conditions that were unspecified by MOH.
Monday also marked the first day of new restrictions being enacted, in a bid to slow the spread of COVID-19. These include dine-in being reduced to two and work from home becoming the default.
The new restrictions will last until Oct 24.