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26 Oct 2021

25th Oct 2021

Summary of local situation

 

  • 2,954 cases were discharged today, of whom 428 are seniors aged 60 and above.

     

  • Over the last 28 days, of the 86,106 infected individuals, 98.7% had no or mild symptoms, 0.9% required oxygen supplementation in the general ward, 0.1% were unstable and under close monitoring in the intensive care unit (ICU), 0.1% were critically ill and intubated in the ICU, and 0.2% has died.

     

  • 1,779 cases remain warded in hospital. 261 cases require oxygen supplementation in the general ward, 107 are unstable and under close monitoring in the ICU, and 64 are critically ill and intubated in the ICU. The current overall ICU utilisation rate is 83.6%.

     

  • As of 24 October 2021, 84% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, 85% has received at least one dose, and 13% has received boosters.

     

  • As of 25 October 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health has detected a total of 3,174 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, with 2,843 in the community, 322 in the migrant worker dormitories and 9 imported cases. The weekly infection growth rate is 1.18.


Situation update

1. Over the last 28 days, 98.7% of local infected cases were asymptomatic or had mild symptoms, 0.9% required oxygen supplementation in the general ward, 0.1% were unstable and under close monitoring in the ICU to prevent further deterioration, and 0.1% had been critically ill and intubated in the ICU. 

Figure 1: Local Cases in the Last 28 Days by Severity of Condition 

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2. As of 25 October 2021, 261 cases require oxygen supplementation in the general ward, 107 are unstable and under close monitoring in the ICU to prevent further deterioration, and 64 are critically ill and intubated in the ICU. The current overall ICU utilisation rate is 83.6%. 

Figure 2: Daily Adult ICU Bed Utilisation

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3. 14 more cases, aged between 60 and 93 years, have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection. All of them had various underlying medical conditions.

Figure 3: Patients Needing Oxygen Supplementation, ICU Care or Died2, by Age Groups

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4. 2,954 cases were discharged today, of whom 428 are seniors aged 60 and above. As of 25 October 2021, 12pm, amongst all COVID-19 community cases who have been onboarded or admitted, 18,279 (71.3%) cases are undergoing Home Recovery. 4,626 (18.0%) cases are in Community Care Facilities mostly because their homes are not suitable for Home Recovery, 952 (3.7%) cases are in COVID-19 Treatment Facilities, and 1,779 (6.9%) COVID-19 patients are currently warded in hospital, mostly for observation. 

Figure 4: Breakdown of Number of Active Cases in Hospital, COVID-19 Treatment Facilities, Community Care Facilities, and Home Recovery Programme in the Last 7 Days

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Vaccination 

5. As of 24 October 2021, 84% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, 85% has received at least one dose, and 13% have received their booster shots. 

6. We have administered a total of 9,786,082 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme (Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty and Moderna). In total, 4,630,558 individuals have received at least one dose of vaccine under the national vaccination programme, 4,574,892 individuals having completed the full vaccination regimen, and 709,525 have taken their booster shots. In addition, 239,146 doses of other vaccines recognised in the World Health Organization’s Emergency Use Listing (WHO EUL) have been administered, covering 122,126 individuals.

7. Over the past 7 days, the number of fully vaccinated and non-fully vaccinated cases who are critically ill in the ICU are at 0.5 and 4.2 per 100,000 population respectively. Over the same period, the number of fully vaccinated and non-fully vaccinated cases who died are 0.1 and 0.8 per 100,000 population respectively.  Among seniors aged 60 and above, the number of fully vaccinated and non-fully vaccinated cases who are critically ill in the ICU are 2.3 and 30.1 respectively.  The number of fully vaccinated and non-fully vaccinated seniors who died are 0.4 and 8.0 respectively. 

Figure 5: 7-Day Moving Average of Number of Deaths and Active Cases in ICU or Requiring Oxygen Supplementation, per 100,000 Population by Vaccination Status3   

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Active clusters under close monitoring

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

Figure 6: Large Clusters with New Cases

Cluster

New Cases

Total4

Remarks

Institute of Mental Health

8

116

Transmission amongst staff and patients. Of the 116 cases, 8 are staff and 108 are residents

Banyan Home @ Pelangi Village

5

71

Transmission amongst staff and residents. Of the 71 cases, 1 is a staff and 70 are residents.

AWWA Community Home for Senior Citizens

1

71

Transmission amongst staff and residents. Of the 71 cases, 1 is a staff and 70 cases are residents.

PCF Sparkletots @ Zhenghua (632A Senja Road)

2

25

Transmission amongst staff and students. Of the 25 cases, 5 are staff, 13 are students and 7 are household contacts of cases.

Bukit Batok Home for the Aged

7

154

Transmission amongst staff and residents. Of the 154 cases, 6 are staff and 148 are residents.

MWS Christalite Methodist Home

2

124

Transmission amongst staff and residents. Of the 124 cases, 14 are staff and 110 are residents.

United Medical Centre – Toa Payoh

1

137

Transmission amongst staff and residents. Of the 137 cases, 21 are staff, 115 are residents and 1 household contact of cases.


Summary of trends for local cases

9. As of 25 October 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health has detected a total of 3,174 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, comprising 2,843 community cases, 322 dormitory resident cases and 9 imported cases. Amongst the community cases today are 457 seniors who are aged 60 and above. The ratio of community cases for the past week over the week before is 1.18. 

Figure 7: Number of Community Cases by Age

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Figure 8: Weekly Infection Growth Rate

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

[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 Critically ill and Intubated in ICU’.

[2] May differ from the deaths reported for the day as the latter includes those who have passed on earlier, but whose cause of death was investigated and confirmed only later, e.g. Coroner’s cases.

[3] Non-fully vaccinated comprises persons who are partially vaccinated and completely unvaccinated.

[4] Includes new cases added today.

[5] Ratio of community cases in the past week over the week before.