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05 Apr 2022

5th Apr 2022

NOTICE PAPER NO. 1091
NOTICE OF QUESTION FOR ORAL ANSWER
FOR THE SITTING OF PARLIAMENT ON 5 APRIL 2022

Name and Constituency of Member of Parliament

Ms He Ting Ru
MP for Sengkang GRC

Question No. 2802

To ask the Minister for Health (a) how many cases of COVID-19 reinfections have been detected in Singapore since November 2021; (b) whether there are any significant differences in healthcare outcomes for reinfected patients in Singapore; (c) what proportion of COVID-19 patients admitted to ICU are reinfected patients; and (d) what is the demographic breakdown of COVID-19 reinfection cases

Written Answer

From 1 November 2021 to 25 March 2022, 8,845 cases of reinfection were detected in Singapore. The vast majority of reinfection cases are mild, with one case requiring ICU admission and two deaths reported. The majority of reinfection cases are below 60 years of age.