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02 Oct 2021

2nd Oct 2021

Summary of local situation

 

  • 1,422 cases are currently warded in hospital. 243 cases require oxygen supplementation and 31 are in the intensive care unit (ICU).

     

  • Over the last 28 days, of the 33,155 infected individuals, 98.2% had no or mild symptoms, 1.5% required oxygen supplementation, 0.2% required ICU care, and 0.1% has died.

     

  • As of 1 October 2021, 82% 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 2 October 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health has detected a total of 2,356 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, with 1,938 in the community, 412 in the migrant worker dormitories and 6 imported cases.


Condition of hospitalised cases

As of 2 October 2021, 12pm, 1,422 COVID-19 cases are currently warded in hospital. Most are well and under observation. There are currently 243 cases requiring oxygen supplementation, and 31 in the ICU. Of those who have fallen very ill, 233 are seniors above 60 years.  

2. 4 more cases have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.1 Of these, 3 were female Singaporeans and 1 was a male Singaporean, aged between 55 and 80 years. All of them had not been vaccinated against COVID-19, and had various underlying medical conditions. In total, 107 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.

Figure 1: Number of Active Cases in ICU or Requiring Oxygen Supplementation2

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3. Over the last 28 days, the percentage of local cases who were asymptomatic or had mild symptoms is 98.2%. 504 cases required oxygen supplementation and 53 had been in the ICU. Of these, 50.6% were fully vaccinated and 49.4% were unvaccinated/ partially vaccinated. 49 have died, of whom 26.5% were fully vaccinated and 73.5% were unvaccinated/ partially vaccinated. 

Figure 2: Local Cases in the Last 28 Days by Severity of Condition3

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Figure 3: Deaths and Active Cases in ICU, Requiring Oxygen Supplementation or Hospitalised1, by Age Groups

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Update on vaccination progress

4. As of 1 October 2021, 82% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and 85% has received at least one dose. 

5. We have administered a total of 9,235,990 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme (Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty and Moderna). In total, 4,594,688 individuals have received at least one dose of vaccine under the national vaccination programme, and 4,490,834 individuals having completed the full vaccination regimen. To date, we have invited about 500,000 eligible seniors to receive their booster doses. 258,043 individuals have received their booster shots and another 102,000 have booked their appointments. In addition, 200,358 doses of other vaccines recognised in the World Health Organization’s Emergency Use Listing (WHO EUL) have been administered, covering 102,915 individuals.

Locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

6. As of 2 October 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health has detected a total of 2,356 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, comprising 1,938 community cases, 412 dormitory residents cases and 6 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

Total4

Remarks

Toa Payoh/ Kim Keat Avenue dormitory

1

22

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

ASPRI-Westlite Papan Dormitory

12

127

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

PPT Lodge 1B Dormitory

8

106

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

Avery Lodge

18

415

Intra-dormitory transmission amongst residents with no evidence of spread beyond dormitory. New cases have already been quarantined.

Blue Stars Dormitory

41

483

Intra-dormitory transmission amongst residents with no evidence of spread beyond dormitory. New cases have already been quarantined. New cases have already been quarantined.

Woodlands Dormitory

38

392

Intra-dormitory transmission amongst residents with no evidence of spread beyond dormitory. New cases have already been quarantined.

Tampines Dormitory

34

153

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

Jurong Penjuru Dormitory 2

23

69

Intra-dormitory transmission amongst residents with no evidence of spread beyond dormitory. New cases have already been quarantined.

Cochrane Lodge 2 Dormitory

3

85

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

MWS Christalite Methodist Home

1

31

Transmission amongst staff and residents. Of the 31 cases, 1 is a staff and 30 are residents. New case has already been quarantined.

Woodlands Care Home

1

32

Transmission amongst residents and staff. Of the 32 cases, 31 are residents, and1 is a staff. New case has already been quarantined.

Toa Payoh Lorong 8 Market and Food Centre

1

54

Workplace transmission with further spread to household contact of cases of the 54 cases, 30 are staff and 24 are household contacts of cases. New case has already been quarantined.

Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre

1

205

Transmission amongst workers and trade visitors. Of the 205 cases, 189 are workers at the market, 4 are trade visitors and 12 are household members of cases. New case has already been quarantined.


 

b) Summary of trends for local cases

8. There are 2,350 new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection in Singapore, with 1,938 in the community and 412 in the migrant worker dormitories. Amongst the local cases today are 513 seniors who are above 60 years. 

Figure 5: Number of Community Cases by Age

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Figure 6: Number of Dormitory Cases by Age

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Summary of trends for imported cases

9. There are a total of 6 imported cases, who have already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore. Of these, 5 were detected upon arrival in Singapore, while 1 developed the illness during SHN or isolation. 

Figure 7: 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] Cases 79972, 91229, 92986 and 94160.

[2] Includes all cases who are currently hospitalised.

[3] Includes only new cases reported in the past 28 days.

[4] Includes new cases added today.