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09 Nov 2021

9th Nov 2021

Summary of local situation


  • 1,700 cases remain warded in hospital. 300 cases require oxygen supplementation in the general ward, 68 are unstable and under close monitoring in the intensive care unit (ICU), and 72 are critically ill and intubated in the ICU. The current overall ICU utilisation rate is 72.4%.


  • Over the last 28 days, of the 91,844 infected individuals, 98.7% had no or mild symptoms, 0.8% required oxygen supplementation in the general ward, 0.3% were in the ICU, and 0.2% has died.


  • As of 8 November 2021, 85% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, 86% has received at least one dose, and 18% has received boosters.


  • Over the past day, 2,834 cases were discharged, of whom 459 are seniors aged 60 years and above. 3,397 new cases of COVID-19 infection were detected, with 3,222 in the community, 169 in the migrant worker dormitories and 6 imported cases. The weekly infection growth rate is 0.82.





Situation at Hospitals


1. As of 9 November 2021, 300 cases require oxygen supplementation in the general ward, 68 are unstable and under close monitoring in the ICU to prevent further deterioration, and 72 are critically ill and intubated in the ICU. The current overall ICU utilisation rate is 72.4%.

Figure 1: Daily Adult ICU Bed Utilisation

Fig 1. (9 Nov)



Status of Patients

2. Over the last 28 days, 98.7% of local infected cases were asymptomatic or had mild symptoms, 0.8% required oxygen supplementation in the general ward, 0.2% 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 2: Local Cases in the Last 28 Days by Severity of Condition1

Fig 2. (9 Nov)



3. Seniors 60 years old and above, especially if unvaccinated, continue to be more adversely affected by COVID-19:

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

Fig 3. (9 Nov)


Vaccination

4. As of 8 November 2021, 85% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, 86% has received at least one dose, and 18% has received their booster shots.

5. 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 5.2 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 0.9 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 1.8 and 44.1 respectively.  The number of fully vaccinated and non-fully vaccinated seniors who died are 0.4 and 9.1 respectively.

Figure 4: 7-Day Moving Average of Number of Deaths and Active Cases in ICU, per 100,000 Population by Vaccination Status3

Fig 4. (9 Nov)



Inflow and Outflow of Cases

6. Over the past day, 2,834 cases were discharged, of whom 459 are seniors aged 60 years and above.

7. As of 9 November 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health has detected a total of 3,397 new cases of COVID-19 infection, comprising 3,222 community cases, 169 dormitory resident cases and 6 imported cases. Amongst the community cases today are 513 seniors who are aged 60 years and above. The ratio of community cases for the past week over the week before is 0.82.

8. 12 more cases, aged between 58 and 95 years, have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection. All of them, except for an unvaccinated individual, had various underlying medical conditions.

Figure 5: Number of Community Cases by Age

Fig 5. (9 Nov)


Figure 6: Week-on-week Infection Ratio4

Fig 6. (9 Nov)

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

Figure 7: Large Clusters with New Cases

Cluster

New Cases

Total5

Remarks

Institute of Mental Health

7

404

Transmission amongst staff and patients. Of the 404 cases, 27 are staff and 377 are patients.

Acacia Home

1

45

Transmission amongst staff and residents. Of the 45 cases, 2 are staff and 43 are residents.

Jenaris Home @ Pelangi Village

2

31

Transmission amongst residents. Of the 31 cases, 2 are staff and 29 are residents.

PCF Sparkletots @ Whampoa Block 85

1

26

Transmission amongst students. Of the 26 cases, 14 are students and 12 are household contacts of cases.



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


MINISTRY OF HEALTH
9 NOVEMBER 2021





[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] Ratio of community cases in the past week over the week before.
[5] Includes new cases added today.