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23 Jul 2021

22nd Jul 2021

        As of 22 July 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified that there are 162 cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection, of which 87 are linked to the Jurong Fishery Port cluster and 5 belong to the KTV cluster. Of the 162 cases today, 59 are linked to previous cases, and have already been placed on quarantine. 51 are linked to previous cases and were detected through surveillance. 52 are currently unlinked. Amongst the cases are 6 seniors above 70 years who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and are at risk of serious illness. 

2.     There are 8 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 3 developed the illness during SHN or isolation. 

3.     In total, there are 170 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore today. There are currently 7 cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and 1 in critical condition in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Figure 1: Number of Community Unlinked Cases, and Linked Cases by Already Quarantined/ Detected through Surveillance, and Dormitory Resident Cases[1]
Fig1(22Jul21)



Figure 2:
Community Unlinked and Linked Cases in the Last 14 Days, by Detection Method
Fig2(22Jul21)



Figure 3: Local Cases in the Last 14 Days by Age Group and Vaccination Status
Fig3(22Jul21)


Summary of trends for local cases

4.     Overall, the number of new cases in the community has increased from 127 cases in the week before to 883 cases in the past week. We are likely to continue to see high number of cases in the coming days as we step up efforts to detect them to contain their spread in the community. The number of unlinked cases in the community has also increased from 16 cases in the week before to 105 cases in the past week. The 7-day moving average number of all linked community cases and all unlinked community cases are 111.4 and 14.7 respectively.

Figure 4: 7 Day Moving Average Number of Community Unlinked and Linked Cases[2]

Fig4(22Jul21)


Summary of trends for imported cases

5.     There are a total of 8 imported cases today. 5 were detected upon arrival in Singapore, while 3 developed the illness during SHN or isolation. 

Figure 5: Number of Imported Cases by Detected Upon Arrival/ Detected during SHN or Isolation

Fig5(22Jul21)


Active clusters under monitoring

6.     There are currently 28 active clusters, ranging between 3 and 560 infections. 

Figure 6: Number of Active Clusters
Fig6(22Jul21)


Figure 7: List of Active Clusters

Cluster

New Cases

Total[3]

Marina Bay Sands Casino

5

15

KTV lounges/clubs

5

221

Jurong Fishery Port/ Hong Lim Market & Food Centre*

87

560

Case 64697

6

54

Case 64735

1

5

Case 65231

0

4

Case 64599

0

6

Case 64752

0

7

PSC Express Pte Ltd

0

4

Case 64782

0

3

Case 64850

0

3

Khoi Grill & Hotpot

0

8

Case 64642

0

3

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


* Please refer to Annex A for the affected markets and food centres.

Closure of Boon Lay Place Food Village

7.     MOH is investigating cases of COVID-19 infection involving markets and food centres which are likely seeded by fishmongers who visited Jurong Fishery Port to collect their stock and sell at the markets and food centres. We have detected 7 cases amongst individuals who worked in or visited Boon Lay Place Food Village. To break the chain of transmission and enable deep cleaning of the premises, Boon Lay Place Food Village (221B Boon Lay Place) will be closed to all members of the public from 23 July to 6 August 2021. 

Community surveillance testing for visitors to selected markets & food centres

8.     To uncover any community infection cases, we will extend free COVID-19 testing to members of the public who had visited Boon Lay Place Food Village and  Chong Pang Market & Food Centre between 8 July and 22 July. Please refer to https://go.gov.sg/mkt-testing for details on the testing operations.

Condition of confirmed cases

9.     415 cases are currently warded in hospital.  Most are well and under observation. There are currently 7 cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and 1 in critical condition in the intensive care unit (ICU). None amongst these 8 cases is fully vaccinated.  

Figure 8: Number of Active Cases in ICU or Requiring Oxygen Supplementation
Fig8(22Jul21)

Figure 9: Deaths and Active Cases in ICU or Requiring Oxygen Supplementation, 
by Age Group
Fig9(22Jul21)

10.     There is continuing evidence that vaccination helps to prevent serious disease when one gets infected. Over the last 28 days, 7 local cases required oxygen supplementation, were admitted to ICU or passed away. 6 are unvaccinated, 1 is partially vaccinated and none was fully vaccinated. 

Figure 10: Local Cases in the Last 28 Days by Vaccination Status & Severity of Condition[4] 
Fig10(22Jul21)

Figure 11: Deaths and Active Cases in ICU or Requiring Oxygen Supplementation, 
by Vaccination Status[4]
Fig11(22Jul21)

Progress of national vaccination programme

11.     As of 21 July 2021, we have administered a total of 6,911,740 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme. The total number of doses administered was 6,911,740, covering 4,184,559 individuals.  2,847,397 individuals have completed the full vaccination regimen, consisting of 120,216 recovered persons who received at least one dose and 2,727,181 who received their second dose. In addition, 74,052 doses of Sinovac vaccines were administered as of 21 Jul 2021, covering 64,982 individuals. 

Figure 12: Progress of National Vaccination Programme
Fig12(22Jul21)

Figure 13: Percentage of Vaccinated Individuals who Received At Least First Dose by Age Group[5]
Fig13(22Jul21)

Figure 14: Percentage of Individuals who Completed Full Regimen[6] of COVID-19 Vaccine by Age Group
Fig14(22Jul21)

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

MINISTRY OF HEALTH
22 JULY 2021



[1] Includes new cases added today.
[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 (both doses of the vaccine or one dose for recovered individuals). Partially vaccinated – received 1 dose of 2-dose vaccine or COVID-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.