Singapore reports 1939 COVID-19 cases; 810 infected between ages 12 and 39
This is the sixth consecutive day that the number of local cases have surpassed 1000.
Singapore reported 1457 new local COVID-19 infections on Sunday (Sep 26), by the Ministry of Health (MOH), including 810 cases among those aged between 12 and 39.
This is the sixth consecutive day that the number of local infections have risen above 1000.
Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre was identified as a new COVID-19 cluster, with a total of 64 cases.
Transmissions are between workers and trade visitors, and all new cases are quarantined, said MOH. Fifty-nine cases are workers at the market, three are trade visitors and two are household members of cases.
There were two deaths reported, bringing Singapore’s total number of deaths related to the disease to 78.
The first, known as Case 87418, is a 97-year-old woman who was not vaccinated against COVID-19. She tested positive for COVID-19 on Sep 18 and had a history of hyperlipidaemia, said MOH.
The second, Case 74791, is a 69-year-old woman who was unvaccinated. She tested positive for COVID-19 on Sep 24 and had a history of hypertension.
There were also five imported cases who were placed either on Stay-Home Notice or in isolation upon arrival.