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13 Jul 2021

13th Jul 2021

      As of 13 July 2021, 12pm, Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified that there are 19 cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection, of which 8 belong to the emerging KTV cluster. Of the 19 cases today, 5 are linked to previous cases, and have already been placed on quarantine. 10 are linked to previous cases and were detected through surveillance. 4 are currently unlinked. There are 7 imported cases, who have already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore. 5 were detected upon arrival in Singapore, while 2 developed the illness during SHN or isolation. In total, there are 26 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore today.

Figure 1: Number of Community Unlinked Cases, and Linked Cases by Already Quarantined/ Detected through Surveillance, and Dormitory Resident Cases [1]

Figure 1

Summary of trends for local cases

2.     Overall, the number of new cases in the community has increased from 24 cases in the week before to 37 cases in the past week. The number of unlinked cases in the community has also increased from 5 cases in the week before to 12 cases in the past week. The 7-day moving average number of all linked community cases and all unlinked community cases are 3.6 and 1.7 respectively.

Figure 2: 7 Day Moving Average Number of Community Unlinked and Linked Cases [2]

Figure 2

Summary of trends for imported cases

3.     There are a total of 7 imported cases today. 5 were detected upon arrival in Singapore, while 2 developed the illness during SHN or isolation.

Figure 3: Number of Imported Cases by Detected Upon Arrival/ Detected During SHN or Isolation

Figure 3

Active clusters under monitoring

4.     There are currently 22 active clusters, ranging between 3 and 94 infections.

Figure 4: Number of Active Clusters

Figure 4

 

Figure 5: List of Active Clusters

Cluster

New Cases

Total [3]

KTV lounges/clubs

8

12

Case 64697

7

11

Case 64599

0

5

Case 64388

0

3

105 Henderson Crescent

0

21

Changi General Hospital

0

20

115 Bukit Merah View Market & Food Centre

0

94

Case 64478

0

3

Case 64394

0

4

Case 64444

0

3

Case 64264

0

8

Case 64349

0

10

119 Bukit Merah View

0

8

Case 64359

0

6

Case 64135

0

4

ION Orchard

0

5

Case 64184

0

14

Case 64374

0

3

90 Redhill Close

0

4

Case 64233

0

3

121 Bukit Merah View

0

5

Case 64263

0

4


Community surveillance testing and closure of affected premises 

5.    MOH is investigating cases of COVID-19 infection amongst Vietnamese social hostesses who had frequented KTV lounges or clubs currently operating as F&B outlets, and their close social contacts. Our epidemiological investigations have found that there is likely ongoing transmission at the following premises:

  • Club Dolce Pte Ltd (Balestier Point);
  • WU Bistro Pte Ltd (Golden Mile Complex); and
  • Club De Zara Pte Ltd (Textile Centre).


6.     To break any potential chain of transmission and enable deep cleaning, these premises have been closed to all members of the public starting from 13 July 2021 to 27 July 2021.

7.     To quickly uncover any community infection cases, we will be conducting special testing operations for all staff of WU Bistro Pte Ltd (Golden Mile Complex) andClub De Zara Pte Ltd (Textile Centre).

8.    We will also extend free COVID-19 testing to members of the public who had:

i) Visited the following premises between 29 June and 13 July 2021:

  • WU Bistro Pte Ltd (Golden Mile Complex) or Club De Zara Pte Ltd (Textile Centre); or
  • Similar KTV lounges or clubs operating as F&B outlets.

ii) Interacted with Vietnamese social hostesses in any setting between 29 June and 13 July 2021.

This is in addition to the testing operations announced yesterday for staff and visitors of Supreme KTV (Far East Shopping Centre), Empress KTV (Tanglin Shopping Centre) and Club Dolce (Balestier Point). Please refer to https://go.gov.sg/ktv-testing for details on the testing operations.

9.     All visitors to these premises and similar settings and those who had interacted with Vietnamese social hostesses are advised to monitor their health closely, and minimise social interactions as far as possible, for 14 days from their date of visit or interaction. They are encouraged to see a doctor immediately if they feel unwell.

Condition of confirmed cases

10.    94 cases are currently warded in hospital.Most are well and under observation. There are currently 7 cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and 2 in critical condition in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Figure 6: Number of Active Cases in ICU or Requiring Oxygen Supplementation

Figure 6

Figure 7: Deaths and Active Cases in ICU or Requiring Oxygen Supplementation, by Age Group

Figure 7

 

11.    There is continuing evidence that vaccination helps to prevent serious disease when one gets infected. Over the last 28 days, 22 local cases required oxygen supplementation, were admitted to ICU or passed away. 18 are unvaccinated, 4 are partially vaccinated and none was fully vaccinated.

Figure 8: Local Cases in the Last 28 Days by Vaccination Status and Severity of Condition [4] 

Figure 8

 

Figure 9: Deaths and Active Cases in ICU or Requiring Oxygen Supplementation, by Vaccination Status4

Progress of national vaccination programme

12.   As of 12 July 2021, we have administered a total of 6,378,063 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme. The total number of doses administered was 6,378,063, covering 4,022,809 individuals. 2,367,424 individuals have completed the full vaccination regimen, consisting of 12,170 recovered persons who received at least one dose and 2,355,254 who received their second dose.

Figure 10: Progress of National Vaccination Programme

Figure 10

Figure 11: Percentage of Vaccinated Individuals who Received At Least First Dose by Age Group [5]

Figure 11

Figure 12: Percentage of Individuals who Completed Full Regimen [6] of COVID-19 Vaccine by Age Group

Figure 1213.    Please refer to MOH’s daily Situation Report (www.moh.gov.sg/covid-19/situation-report) for details.

 

 

MINISTRY OF HEALTH
13 JULY 2021 

 


[1] Incorporates re-classifications of earlier reported cases.

[2] Incorporates re-classifications of earlier reported cases.

[3] Includes new cases added today.

[4] Fully vaccinated – more than 14 days after completing vaccination regimen.  Partially vaccinated – received 1 dose only of 2-dose vaccine or COVID-19 positive within 14 days of completing vaccination regimen.

[5] Based on National Immunisation Registry data.

[6] Full regimen refers to individuals who have received both doses of the vaccine or one dose for vaccinated recovered individuals.