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14 Oct 2021

14th Oct 2021

Summary of local situation

  •  1,511 cases are currently warded in hospital. 310 cases require oxygen supplementation and 46 are in the intensive care unit (ICU).
  • Over the last 28 days, of the 63,299 infected individuals, 98.6% had no or mild symptoms, 1.1% required oxygen supplementation, 0.1% required ICU care, and 0.2% has died.
  • As of 13 October 2021, 84% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and 85% has received at least one dose.
  • As of 14 October 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health has detected a total of 2,932 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, with 2,412 in the community, 517 in the migrant worker dormitories and 3 imported cases.

Situation update

1.    Over the last 28 days, 98.6% of local infected cases were asymptomatic or had mild symptoms, 1.1% required oxygen supplementation, and 0.1% had been in the ICU. Amongst those who required oxygen supplementation and ICU, 50.1% were fully vaccinated and 49.9% were unvaccinated/ partially vaccinated. 

Figure 1: Local Cases in the Last 28 Days by Severity of Condition1  
Figure 1_14 Oct
2.    15 more cases have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.2 Of these, 8 were male Singaporeans and 7 were female Singaporeans.  They include a 23 year-old individual who had been partially vaccinated against COVID-19, and a 34 year-old individual who had been unvaccinated. Both had multiple underlying medical conditions. The other 13 individuals who passed away were aged between 60 and 89 years. Of these, 8 had been unvaccinated against COVID-19, and 5 had been vaccinated. All of them had various underlying medical conditions. 

3.    Amongst those who have passed away over the last 28 days, 24.8% were fully vaccinated and 75.2% were unvaccinated/ partially vaccinated.


Figure 2: Deaths and Active Cases in ICU, Requiring Oxygen Supplementation or Hospitalised, by Age Groups
Figure 2_14 Oct

4.    As of 14 October 2021, 12pm, amongst all COVID-19 community cases who have been onboarded or admitted, 16,723 (77.8%) cases are undergoing Home Recovery. 2,823 (13.1%) cases are in Community Care Facilities, 438 (2.0%) cases are in COVID-19 Treatment Facilities, and 1,511 (7.0%) COVID-19 patients are currently warded in hospital, mostly for observation. 310 require oxygen supplementation, and 46 are in the ICU. 

Figure 3: Breakdown of Number of Active Cases in Hospital, COVID-19 Treatment Facilities, Community Care Facilities, and Home Recovery Programme in the Last 7 Days
Figure 3_14 Oct

Vaccination progress

5.    As of 13 October 2021, 84% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and 85% has received at least one dose. 

6.    We have administered a total of 9,541,594 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme (Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty and Moderna). In total, 4,611,766 individuals have received at least one dose of vaccine under the national vaccination programme, and 4,550,515 individuals having completed the full vaccination regimen. In addition, 220,534 doses of other vaccines recognised in the World Health Organization’s Emergency Use Listing (WHO EUL) have been administered, covering 115,544 individuals.

7.    To date, we have invited about 780,000 eligible individuals to receive their booster doses. 506,552 individuals have received their booster shots and another 110,000 have booked their appointments. 

Active clusters under close monitoring

8.    We are closely monitoring the cluster listed below, which has already been ringfenced through tracing, testing and isolation.


Figure 4: Large Clusters with New Cases

Cluster

 New Cases Total3 Remarks

Acacia Home

3

11

Transmission amongst staff and residents. Of the 11 cases, 2 are staff and 9 are residents.

St. Andrew's Nursing Home (Taman Jurong)

1

11

Transmission amongst staff and residents. Of the 11 cases, 1 is a staff and 10 are residents.

MY World Preschool @ Hougang Dewcourt

3

12

Transmission amongst staff and students. Of the 12 cases, 3 are staff, 7 are students and 2 are household contacts of cases.

MWS Christalite Methodist Home

8

104

Transmission amongst staff and residents. Of the 104 cases, 14 are staff and 90 are residents. New cases have already been placed on Health Risk Warning.

ASPRI-Westlite Papan Dormitory

4

242

Intra-dormitory transmission amongst residents with no evidence of spread beyond dormitory.


Summary of trends for local cases

9.    As of 14 October 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health has detected a total of 2,932 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, comprising 2,412 community cases, 517 dormitory residents cases and 3 imported cases. Amongst the local cases today are 436 seniors who are above 60 years. 

Figure 5: Number of Community Cases by Age
Figure 5_14 Oct


Figure 6:
Number of Dormitory Cases by Age
Figure 6_14 Oct


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

MINISTRY OF HEALTH
14 OCTOBER 2021


[1] Includes only new cases reported in the past 28 days. Based on cases’ worst-ever condition; deceased cases previously in ICU are counted under ‘Deceased’ and not under ‘Ever in Intensive Care Unit’.
[2] Cases 82460, 87277, 88824, 94769, 95817, 96819, 103874, 108149, 114275, 114933, 120282, 124664, 125116, 129123 and 132744.
[3] 3 Includes new cases added today.