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04 Oct 2021

4th Oct 2021

Summary of local situation

 

· 1,355 cases are currently warded in hospital. 226 cases require oxygen supplementation and 35 are in the intensive care unit (ICU).

 

· Over the last 28 days, of the 37,242 infected individuals, 98.2% had no or mild symptoms, 1.5% required oxygen supplementation, 0.1% required ICU care, and 0.2% has died.

 

· As of 3 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 4 October 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health has detected a total of 2,475 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, with 1,859 in the community, 601 in the migrant worker dormitories and 15 imported cases.

 

Condition of hospitalised cases

 

   As of 4 October 2021, 12pm, 1,355 COVID-19 cases are currently warded in hospital. Most are well and under observation. There are currently 226 cases requiring oxygen supplementation, and 35 in the ICU. Of those who have fallen very ill, 221 are seniors above 60 years.  

 

2.   8 more cases have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection1. Of these, 4 were male Singaporeans and 4 were female Singaporeans, aged between 60 and 94 years. Amongst them, 3 had been unvaccinated against COVID-19, and 5 had been vaccinated. All of them had various underlying medical conditions. In total, 121 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%. 544 cases required oxygen supplementation and 54 had been in the ICU. Of these, 50.5% were fully vaccinated and 49.5% were unvaccinated/ partially vaccinated. 61 have died, of whom 31.1% were fully vaccinated and 68.9% were unvaccinated/ partially vaccinated.

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

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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 3 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 9,284,447 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme (Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty and Moderna). In total, 4,594,926 individuals have received at least one dose of vaccine under the national vaccination programme, and 4,509,533 individuals having completed the full vaccination regimen. To date, we have invited about 550,000 eligible individuals to receive their booster doses. 299,155 individuals have received their booster shots and another 105,000 have booked their appointments. In addition, 201,573 doses of other vaccines recognised in the World Health Organization’s Emergency Use Listing (WHO EUL) have been administered, covering 104,100 individuals.

 

Locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

 

6.   As of 4 October 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health has detected a total of 2,475 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, comprising 1,859 community cases, 601 dormitory residents cases and 15 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

Learning Vision @ Changi Airport

3

12

Transmission amongst staff and students. Of the 12 cases, 2 are staff and 10 are students.

ASPRI-Westlite Papan Dormitory

25

156

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

PPT Lodge 1B Dormitory

14

124

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

Avery Lodge

6

445

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

Tampines Dormitory

8

169

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

9 Defu South Street 1 Dormitory

2

242

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

MWS Christalite Methodist Home

2

53

Transmission amongst staff and residents. Of the 53 cases, 3 are staff and 50 are residents. New cases have already been quarantined.

Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre

2

282

Transmission amongst workers and trade visitors. Of the 282 cases, 261 are workers at the market, 4 are trade visitors and 17 are household members of cases. New cases have already been quarantined.


b)    Summary of trends for local cases

8.   There are 2,460 new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection in Singapore, with 1,859 in the community and 601 in the migrant worker dormitories. Amongst the local cases today are 402 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 15 imported cases, who have already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore. Of these, 9 were detected upon arrival in Singapore, while 6 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.


MINISTRY OF HEALTH
4 OCTOBER 2021


[1] Cases 76506, 78366, 83678, 91705, 92482, 93373, 94090 and 97699.
[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.