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31 Jul 2021

31st Jul 2021

         As of 31 July 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified that there are 117 cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection, of which 26 are linked to the Jurong Fishery Port cluster and 1 belongs to the KTV cluster. Of the 117 cases today, 67 are linked to previous cases, and have already been placed on quarantine. 8 are linked to previous cases and were detected through surveillance. 42 are currently unlinked. Amongst the cases are 7 seniors above 70 years who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and are at risk of serious illness.

2.      There are 3 imported cases, who have already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore. 1 was detected upon arrival in Singapore, while 2 developed the illness during SHN or isolation.

3.      In total, there are 120 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore today.

Figure 1: Number of Local Unlinked Cases and Linked Cases by Already Quarantined/ Detected through Surveillance 1

Fig. 1 (31 Jul)

Progress of national vaccination programme

4.      As of 30 July 2021, 59% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme, and 77% has received at least one dose.  In total, we have administered a total of 7,504,554 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme, covering 4,299,667 individuals, with 3,327,272 individuals having completed the full vaccination regimen. In addition, 102,840 doses of Sinovac vaccines have been administered as of 30 July 2021, covering 73,793 individuals.

Figure 2: Percentage of Total Population who Received At Least First Dose  and Completed Full Regimen   

Fig. 2 (31 Jul)

Figure 3: Percentage of Vaccinated Individuals who Received At Least First Dose2 by Age Group3

Fig. 3 (31 Jul)

Figure 4: Percentage of Individuals who Completed Full Regimen of COVID-19 Vaccine by Age Group

Fig. 4 (31 Jul)


Figure 5: Total number of doses administered

Fig. 5 (31 Jul)

Condition of confirmed cases

5.      604 cases are currently warded in hospital.  Most are well and under observation. There are currently 33 cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and 7 in critical condition in the intensive care unit (ICU). 3 amongst these 40 cases are fully vaccinated. Of these, 2 require oxygen supplementation while 1 requires ICU care as they have underlying medical conditions. 26 seniors above 60 years, of whom 24 are completely unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, have fallen very ill. 

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

Fig. 6 (31 Jul)


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

Fig. 7 (31 Jul)


6.      There is continuing evidence that vaccination helps to prevent serious disease when one gets infected. Over the last 28 days, 49 local cases required oxygen supplementation, were admitted to ICU or passed away. 28 are unvaccinated, 18 are partially vaccinated and 3 are fully vaccinated.

Figure 8: Local Cases in the Last 28 Days by Vaccination Status & Severity of Condition4

Fig. 8 (31 Jul)

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

Fig. 9 (31 Jul)

Summary of trends for local cases

7.      Overall, the number of new cases in the community has decreased from 1,027 cases in the week before to 868 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 increased from 99 cases in the week before to 273 cases in the past week. The 7-day moving average number of all linked community cases and all unlinked community cases are 85.0 and 39.0 respectively.

Figure 10: 7 Day Moving Average Number of Community Unlinked and Linked Cases5

Fig. 10 (31 Jul)

Figure 11: Local Cases in the Last 14 Days by Age Group and Vaccination Status

Fig. 11 (31 Jul)

Summary of trends for imported cases

8.      There are a total of 3 imported cases today. 1 was detected upon arrival in Singapore, while 2 developed the illness during SHN or isolation.

Figure 12: Number of Imported Cases by Detected Upon Arrival/ Detected during SHN or Isolation

Fig. 12 (31 Jul)

Active clusters under monitoring

9.      There are 8 new clusters today. In total, there are currently 71 active clusters, ranging between 3 and 1,027 infections. MOH has been monitoring existing clusters for any further transmission. As there have been no more cases linked to the Changi General Hospital cluster for the past two incubation periods (i.e. 28 days), the cluster has now been closed.

Figure 13: Number of Active Clusters

Fig. 13 (31 Jul)

Figure 14: List of Active Clusters

Cluster

New Cases

Total6

Case 65952 (new cluster)

1

3

Case 66240 (new cluster)

1

4

Case 66754 (new cluster)

2

4

Institution S2 Selarang Park Complex (new cluster)

5

6

Case 66774 (new cluster)

2

3

Case 66790 (new cluster)

1

3

Case 66807 (new cluster)

2

4

Case 66995 (new cluster)

2

3

Case 66449

4

8

Case 66473

1

4

Zuellig Pharma

1

7

Jurong Fishery Port/ Hong Lim Market & Food Centre*

26

1,027

Samy’s Curry Restaurant

1

50

KTV lounges/clubs

1

251

Marina Bay Sands Casino

1

56

Punggol Primary School

1

13

Case 66464

1

7

Case 66370

1

4

Westlite Juniper Dormitory

1

15

Case 64697

1

77

Home’s Favourite Pte Ltd

2

8

Case 66293

0

3

Case 65882

0

4

Case 66142

0

3

Case 66450

0

3

Case 66458

0

4

Case 66482

0

4

Case 66851

0

4

Case 66915

0

6

Case 65999

0

3

Seng Leong Steel (Ent) Pte Ltd

0

3

Case 66538

0

4

Case 66517

0

3

Case 66487

0

4

Case 66468

0

3

Case 66462

0

3

Case 66215

0

4

Case 66106

0

3

Case 66377

0

5

Case 66435

0

6

Case 65893

0

6

Case 66542

0

3

Case 66413

0

4

Case 64752

0

8

PSC Express Pte Ltd

0

5

Case 66259

0

4

Case 65360

0

10

Case 65751

0

5

Case 65695

0

3

Case 65721

0

4

Case 65929

0

3

Case 65972

0

3

Case 66007

0

4

Apex Medical Centre (Jurong)

0

3

Case 65754

0

3

Case 65979

0

3

Case 65132

0

3

Case 66168

0

3

Case 65846

0

3

Case 65791

0

4

Case 65342

0

3

Case 65484

0

5

Case 65365

0

3

Case 64735

0

6

Case 65231

0

4

Case 64599

0

6

Case 64782

0

3

Case 64850

0

3

Khoi Grill & Hotpot

0

8

Case 64642

0

3

Case 64388

0

3

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

Collection of ART self-test kits for visitors to selected markets and food centres

10.     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. As an added layer of ringfencing to help to identify cases and prevent further transmission, MOH is working with the People’s Association to distribute antigen rapid test (ART) self-test kits to individuals who had visited selected markets and food centres in the last 14 days, such as residents living in the vicinity of these centres. The collection will run from 1 to 2 August 2021 at Residents’ Committee Centres in the vicinity of the following locations:

  • 497 Jurong West Street 41 Market; and 

  • Fajar Market (445 Fajar Rd)


11.     Eligible persons are strongly encouraged to collect and perform self-testing using these ART kits. Please refer to https://www.gowhere.gov.sg/art to check on the nearest Residents’ Committee Centre for self-collection.

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


MINISTRY OF HEALTH
31 JULY 2021








[1] Incorporates re-classifications of earlier reported cases.
[2] Based on National Immunisation Registry data.
[3] Full regimen refers to individuals who have received both doses of the vaccine or one dose for vaccinated recovered individuals.
[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] Incorporates re-classifications of earlier reported cases.
[6] Includes new cases added today.