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05 Aug 2021

5th Aug 2021

        As of 5 August 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified that there are 96 cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection. 38 are linked to previous cases, and have already been placed on quarantine. 20 are linked to previous cases and were detected through surveillance. 38 are currently unlinked. Amongst the cases are 2 seniors above 70 years who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and are at risk of serious illness. 

2.      There are 2 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 1 developed the illness during SHN or isolation. 

3.      In total, there are 98 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] 
Fig1(5Aug)


Progress of national vaccination programme

4.     As of 4 August 2021, 65% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme, and 78% has received at least one dose. In total, we have administered a total of 7,831,520 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme, covering 4,337,397 individuals, with 3,618,488 individuals having completed the full vaccination regimen. In addition, 115,970 doses of Sinovac vaccines have been administered as of 4 August 2021, covering 77,095 individuals. 

Figure 2: Percentage of Total Population who Received At Least First Dose[2] and Completed Full Regimen[3]  
Fig2(5Aug)

Figure 3:
Percentage of Vaccinated Individuals who Received At Least First Dose by Age Group
Fig3(5Aug)
Figure 4: Percentage of Individuals who Completed Full Regimen of COVID-19 Vaccine by Age Group
Fig4(5Aug)

Figure 5:
Total number of doses administered
Fig5(5Aug)
Condition of confirmed cases

5.     577 cases are currently warded in hospital.  Most are well and under observation. There are currently 40 cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and 8 in critical condition in the intensive care unit (ICU). 7 amongst these 48 cases are fully vaccinated. Of these, 5 require oxygen supplementation while 2 require ICU care as they have underlying medical conditions. 36 seniors above 60 years, of whom 31 are completely unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, have fallen very ill.  

6.     Case 67610, a 79 year-old male Singaporean, has passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection on 4 August 2021. He had sought medical treatment at Sengkang General Hospital on 4 August for shortness of breath and low blood pressure, and was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on the same day. He had not been vaccinated against COVID-19, and had a history of heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and hypertension. In total, 40 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.

Figure 6: Number of Active Cases in ICU or Requiring Oxygen Supplementation
Fig6(5Aug)


Figure 7: Deaths and Active Cases in ICU or Requiring Oxygen Supplementation, 
by Age Group
Fig7(5Aug)

7.     There is continuing evidence that vaccination helps to prevent serious disease when one gets infected. Over the last 28 days, 80 local cases required oxygen supplementation, were admitted to ICU or passed away. 48 are unvaccinated, 24 are partially vaccinated and 8 are fully vaccinated. 

Figure 8: Local Cases in the Last 28 Days by Vaccination Status & Severity of Condition  
Fig8(5Aug)

Figure 9: Deaths and Active Cases in ICU or Requiring Oxygen Supplementation, 
by Vaccination Status[4]
Fig9(5Aug)


Summary of trends for local cases

8.     Overall, the number of new cases in the community has decreased from 881 cases in the week before to 723 cases in the past week. The number of unlinked cases in the community has increased from 223 cases in the week before to 228 cases in the past week. The 7-day moving average number of all linked community cases and all unlinked community cases are 70.7 and 32.6 respectively.

Figure 10: 7 Day Moving Average Number of Community Unlinked and Linked Cases[5] 
Fig10(5Aug)

Figure 11: Local Cases in the Last 14 Days by Age Group and Vaccination Status
Fig11(5Aug)


Summary of trends for imported cases

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

Figure 12: Number of Imported Cases by Detected Upon Arrival/ Detected during SHN or Isolation
Fig12(5Aug)

Active clusters under monitoring

10.     There are 10 new clusters today. In total, there are currently 122 active clusters, ranging between 3 and 1,127 infections. 

Figure 13: Number of Active Clusters
Fig13(5Aug)

Figure 14: List of Active Clusters

Cluster

New Cases

Total[6]

Case 65687 (new cluster)

2

3

Case 66996 (new cluster)

1

3

Case 67143 (new cluster)

1

3

Case 67161 (new cluster)

2

3

Case 67388 (new cluster)

2

3

Case 67425 (new cluster)

2

3

Case 67471 (new cluster)

3

5

Case 67476 (new cluster)

1

3

Case 67582 (new cluster)

2

3

Case 67651 (new cluster)

2

3

Case 67278

1

4

Case 67534

1

4

Kian Hiap Construction

2

11

Case 67343

1

8

Jurong Fishery Port/ Hong Lim Market & Food Centre*

12

1,127

Case 66449

1

15

North Bridge Road Market & Food Centre

3

8

Case 67436

1

4

Marina Bay Sands Casino

1

60

Samy’s Curry Restaurant

1

56

Westlite Mandai Dormitory

1

10

Case 67041

1

6

Case 67051

1

5

Punggol Primary School

1

16

Zuellig Pharma

1

8

Case 67283

0

6

Case 66707

0

5

Case 66766

0

3

Case 66922

0

3

Case 66998

0

3

Case 67014

0

3

Case 67069

0

3

Case 67236

0

3

Case 67276

0

5

Case 66844

0

8

Case 66774

0

7

Case 67048

0

8

Case 66567

0

21

Home’s Favourite Pte Ltd

0

14

Case 65999

0

5

Institution S2 Selarang Park Complex

0

8

KTV lounges/clubs

0

252

Case 65972

0

4

Changi General Hospital

0

3

Case 66940

0

4

Case 67017

0

3

Case 67078

0

3

Case 67227

0

3

Seng Leong Steel (Ent) Pte Ltd

0

5

Case 66804

0

5

Case 66754

0

5

Case 67085

0

4

Case 67204

0

3

Case 67297

0

3

Case 65952

0

5

Case 66929

0

5

Case 65929

0

4

Case 66764

0

3

Case 66868

0

3

Case 66888

0

3

Case 66913

0

3

Case 67004

0

4

Yishun Community Hospital

0

4

Case 66391

0

3

Case 66713

0

3

Case 66784

0

4

Case 66807

0

5

Case 66851

0

5

Case 65751

0

8

Case 66623

0

3

Case 65793

0

3

Case 66240

0

4

Case 66790

0

3

Case 66995

0

3

Case 66473

0

4

Case 66464

0

7

Case 66370

0

4

Westlite Juniper Dormitory

0

15

Case 64697

0

76

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 66915

0

6

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 65695

0

3

Case 65721

0

4

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

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

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


MINISTRY OF HEALTH
5 AUGUST 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.