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08 Sep 2021

8th Sep 2021

Summary of local situation

· 664 cases are currently warded in hospital. There are currently 23 cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and 6 in critical condition in the intensive care unit (ICU).

· Over the last 28 days, the percentage of unvaccinated who became severely ill or died is 6.1%, while that for the fully vaccinated is 0.7%.

· As of 7 September 2021, 81% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and 83% has received at least one dose.

· As of 8 September 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has detected a total of 349 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore today.


Condition of hospitalised cases


        As of 8 September 2021, 12pm, 664 COVID-19 cases are currently warded in hospital. Most are well and under observation. There are currently 23 cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and 6 in critical condition in the ICU. Of those who have fallen very ill, 23 are seniors above 60 years.  

2.      Case 71194, a 93 year-old female Singaporean, has passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection on 8 September 2021. She had developed symptoms on 2 September, and was conveyed to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases on 5 September, where she tested positive for COVID-19 infection. She had not been vaccinated against COVID-19, and had a history of diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease, hypertension and hyperlipidaemia. In total, 56 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection. 

Figure 1: Number of Active Cases in ICU or Requiring Oxygen Supplementation
Fig1(8Sep21)

Figure 2:
Deaths and Active Cases in ICU, Requiring Oxygen Supplementation or Hospitalised, by Age Groups
Fig2(8Sep21)

3.     Over the last 28 days, the percentage of unvaccinated who became severely ill or died is 6.1%, while that for the fully vaccinated is 0.7%.

Figure 3: Local Cases in the Last 28 Days by Vaccination Status & Severity of Condition1
Fig3(8Sep21)


Update on vaccination progress


4.      As of 7 September 2021, 81% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and 83% has received at least one dose. 

5.      We have administered a total of 8,813,966 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme (Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty and Moderna), covering 4,540,422 individuals, with 4,391,303 individuals having completed the full vaccination regimen. In addition, 174,435 doses of other vaccines recognised in the World Health Organization’s Emergency Use Listing (WHO EUL) have been administered, covering 86,319 individuals.

Locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

6.      As of 8 September 2021, 12pm, there are 349 cases of COVID-19 infection, comprising 347 local cases and 2 imported cases. 

a)  Active clusters under close monitoring

7.     There are currently no new emerging large clusters. 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

Total2

Remarks

Toa Payoh Bus Interchange staff

7

183

Workplace transmission, no evidence of spread to commuters

Bishan Bus Interchange staff

1

35

Workplace transmission, no evidence of spread to commuters

Clementi Bus Interchange staff

1

48

Workplace transmission, no evidence of spread to commuters

Tampines Bus Interchange staff

2

44

Workplace transmission, no evidence of spread to commuters

Boon Lay Bus Interchange staff

8

145

Workplace transmission, no evidence of spread to commuters

Bugis Junction

4

295

Intra-mall transmission amongst staff and visitors; all new cases quarantined earlier

Changi General Hospital

4

58

Workplace transmission, no evidence of spread to patients; all new cases quarantined earlier

North Coast Lodge

2

199

New cases have all been quarantined earlier

30 Sunview Way construction site

9

35

Workplace transmission, no evidence of spread beyond worksite


b) Summary of trends for local cases


8.      There are 347 local cases with COVID-19 infection today. Amongst the local cases today are 84 seniors who are above 60 years. 

Figure 5: Number of Local Cases by Age
Fig5(8Sep21)

Summary of trends for imported cases

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

Figure 6: Number of Imported Cases by Detected Upon Arrival/ Detected during SHN or Isolation
Fig6(8Sep21)

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


MINISTRY OF HEALTH
8 SEPTEMBER 2021



1 Fully vaccinated - more than 14 days after completing vaccination regimen (both doses of the vaccine or one dose for recovered individuals).
2 Includes new cases added today.