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10 Sep 2021

10th Sep 2021

Summary of local situation 

• 689 cases are currently warded in hospital. There are currently 25 cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and 6 in critical condition in the intensive care unit (ICU).

• Over the last 28 days, the percentage of unvaccinated who became severely ill or died is 4.5%, while that for the fully vaccinated is 0.7%.

• As of 9 September 2021, 81% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and 83% has received at least one dose. 

• As of 10 September 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has detected a total of 573 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore today. 

Condition of hospitalised cases

As of 10 September 2021, 12pm, 689 COVID-19 cases are currently warded in hospital. Most are well and under observation. There are currently 25 cases requiring oxygen supplementation, and 6 in critical condition in the ICU. Of those who have fallen very ill, 27 are seniors above 60 years.  

2. Case 72986, an 80 year-old male Singaporean, has passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection on 10 September 2021. He had developed symptoms on 4 September, and tested positive for COVID-19 infection on 9 September after being admitted to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases. He had been partially vaccinated against COVID-19, and had a history of diabetes mellitus, heart failure, hypertension and hyperlipidaemia. In total, 58 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection. 

Figure 1: Number of Active Cases in ICU or Requiring Oxygen Supplementation

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Figure 2: Deaths and Active Cases in ICU, Requiring Oxygen Supplementation or Hospitalised, by Age Groups

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3. Over the last 28 days, the percentage of unvaccinated who became severely ill or died is 4.5%, while that for the fully vaccinated is 0.7%. 

Figure 3: Local Cases in the Last 28 Days by Vaccination Status & Severity of Condition1  

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Update on vaccination progress

4. As of 9 September 2021, 81% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and 83% has received at least one dose. 

5. We have administered a total of 8,832,468 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme (Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty and Moderna), covering 4,547,903 individuals, with 4,401,020 individuals having completed the full vaccination regimen. In addition, 175,974 doses of other vaccines recognised in the World Health Organization’s Emergency Use Listing (WHO EUL) have been administered, covering 86,487 individuals.

Locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

6. As of 10 September 2021, 12pm, there are 573 cases of COVID-19 infection, comprising 568 local cases and 5 imported cases. 

a) Active clusters under close monitoring

7. We are closely monitoring the clusters listed below, which have already been ringfenced through tracing, testing and isolation. 

Figure 4: Large Clusters with New Cases

Cluster

New Cases

Total2

Remarks

Hu Lee Impex (Chin Bee Avenue)

4

31

Primarily workplace transmission, no evidence of spread beyond workplace, market stallholders and household contacts of cases. Of the 31 cases, 26 are staff (including 14 vegetable packers) and 5 are household contacts of cases

30 Sunview Way construction site

32

69

Workplace transmission, no evidence of spread beyond worksite; 31 new cases have been quarantined earlier

Sembcorp Marine Tuas Boulevard Yard

23

55

Most cases are residents of 38 Kian Teck Drive dormitory; 22 new cases have been quarantined earlier

Changi General Hospital

2

64

Transmission limited to facility management staff, no transmission to healthcare workers and patients; cases declining

Bugis Junction

3

308

Intra-mall transmission amongst staff and visitors; all new cases quarantined earlier

Toa Payoh Bus Interchange staff

6

203

Workplace transmission amongst bus captains and interchange staff, no evidence of spread to commuters

Tampines Bus Interchange staff

5

55

Workplace transmission amongst bus captains and interchange staff, no evidence of spread to commuters

Boon Lay Bus Interchange staff

4

165

Workplace transmission amongst bus captains and interchange staff, no evidence of spread to commuters

Bishan Bus Interchange staff

1

38

Workplace transmission amongst bus captains and interchange staff, no evidence of spread to commuters

Clementi Bus Interchange staff

2

53

Workplace transmission amongst bus captains and interchange staff, no evidence of spread to commuters



b) Summary of trends for local cases

8. There are 568 local cases with COVID-19 infection today. Amongst the local cases today are 127 seniors who are above 60 years. 

Figure 5: Number of Local Cases by Age

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Summary of trends for imported cases

9. There are a total of 5 imported cases, who have already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore. Of these, 3 were detected upon arrival in Singapore, while 2 developed the illness during SHN or isolation. 

Figure 6: Number of Imported Cases by Detected Upon Arrival/ Detected during SHN or Isolation

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10. Please refer to MOH’s daily Situation Report (www.moh.gov.sg/covid-19/situation-report) for details. 


[1] Fully vaccinated - more than 14 days after completing vaccination regimen (both doses of the vaccine or one dose for recovered individuals).

[2] Includes new cases added today.