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12 Sep 2021

12th Sep 2021

Summary of local situation

· 780 cases are currently warded in hospital. There are currently 54 cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and 7 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 5.2%, while that for the fully vaccinated is 1.0%.

· As of 11 September 2021, 81% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and 84% has received at least one dose.

· As of 12 September 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has detected a total of 520 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore today.


Condition of hospitalised cases

        As of 12 September 2021, 12pm, 780 COVID-19 cases are currently warded in hospital. Most are well and under observation. There are currently 54 cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and 7 in critical condition in the ICU. Of those who have fallen very ill, 50 are seniors above 60 years.  

Figure 1: Number of Active Cases in ICU or Requiring Oxygen Supplementation
Fig1(12Sep21)


2.     Over the last 28 days, the percentage of local cases who were asymptomatic or had mild symptoms is 98.3%. Of the 84 cases who required oxygen supplementation, 43 were not fully vaccinated and 41 were fully vaccinated. Of the 6 who had been in the ICU, 4 were not fully vaccinated and 2 were fully vaccinated. Of the 4 who died, none were fully vaccinated1.

Figure 2: Local Cases in the Last 28 Days by Severity of Condition 
Fig2(12Sep21)


Figure 3: Deaths and Active Cases in ICU, Requiring Oxygen Supplementation or Hospitalised, by Age Groups
Fig3(12Sep21)

Update on vaccination progress

3.     As of 11 September 2021, 81% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and 84% has received at least one dose. 

4.     We have administered a total of 8,859,168 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme (Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty and Moderna), covering 4,554,718 individuals, with 4,419,947 individuals having completed the full vaccination regimen. In addition, 176,820 doses of other vaccines recognised in the World Health Organization’s Emergency Use Listing (WHO EUL) have been administered, covering 86,597 individuals.

Locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

5.     As of 12 September 2021, 12pm, there are 520 cases of COVID-19 infection, comprising 454 community cases, 63 dormitory residents cases and 3 imported cases. 

a) Active clusters under close monitoring

6.     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

DHL Supply Chain Advanced Regional Centre (1 Greenwich Drive)

3

28

Workplace transmission with further spread to household contacts of cases. Of the 28 cases, 25 are staff and 3 are household contacts of cases

Chinatown Complex

10

81

Ongoing workplace transmission, including 67 stallholders and assistants, 4 cleaners, 1 Safe Distancing Ambassador and 9 household contacts of workers. Chinatown Complex has been closed to the public since 12 September, 1500h

Hu Lee Impex (Chin Bee Avenue)

8

54

Workplace transmission with further spread to household contacts of cases. Of the 54 cases, 24 are staff (including 27 vegetable packers) and 12 are household contacts of cases

PCF Sparkletots Braddell Heights (335 Serangoon Avenue 3)

1

22

Transmission amongst students in the same class, with further spread to household contact of cases

30 Sunview Way construction site

20

140

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

Sembcorp Marine Tuas Boulevard Yard

9

85

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

Changi General Hospital

3

70

Transmission limited to facility management staff, no transmission to healthcare workers and patients; all new cases have been quarantined earlier

Bugis Junction

3

316

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

Toa Payoh Bus Interchange staff

2

212

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

Tampines Bus Interchange staff

3

73

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

Boon Lay Bus Interchange staff

7

190

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

Bishan Bus Interchange staff

1

39

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

Jurong East Bus Interchange staff

1

48

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

Clementi Bus Interchange staff

2

61

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

Punggol Bus Interchange staff

1

47

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

119 Neythal Road dormitory

4

28

Workplace transmission; all new cases have been quarantined earlier



b) Summary of trends for local cases

7.     There are 454 community and 63 dormitory residents cases of COVID-19 infection today. Amongst the local cases today are 137 seniors who are above 60 years. 

Figure 5: Number of Local Cases by Age
Fig5(12Sep21)

Summary of trends for imported cases


8.     There are a total of 3 imported cases, who have already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore. Of these, 1 was 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
Fig6(12Sep21)

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


MINISTRY OF HEALTH
12 SEPTEMBER 2021


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.