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25 Sep 2021

25th Sep 2021

 

Summary of local situation

  • 1,142 cases are currently warded in hospital. There are currently 165 cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and 27 in critical condition in the intensive care unit (ICU).

     

  • Over the last 28 days, of the 18,629 infected individuals, 97.9% had no or mild symptoms, 1.7% required oxygen supplementation, 0.2% required ICU care, and 0.1% has died.

     

  • As of 24 September 2021, 82% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and 84% has received at least one dose.

     

  • As of 25 September 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health has detected a total of 1,443 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, with 1,053 in the community, 371 in the migrant worker dormitories and 19 imported cases.

 

Condition of hospitalised cases

1.     As of 25 September 2021, 12pm, 1,142 COVID-19 cases are currently warded in hospital. Most are well and under observation. There are currently 165 cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and 27 in critical condition in the ICU. Of those who have fallen very ill, 158 are seniors above 60 years.  

2.     Case 71506, a 62 year-old male Singaporean, has passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection on 25 September 2021. He tested positive for COVID-19 infection on 6 September. He had been partially vaccinated against COVID-19, and had a history of diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidaemia.

3.     Case 72277, a 71 year-old male Singaporean, has passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection on 24 September 2021. He tested positive for COVID-19 infection on 8 September. He had been vaccinated against COVID-19, and had a history of atrial fibrillation, thyrotoxicosis and hyperlipidaemia which, together with his advanced age, made him more susceptible to severe illness.

4.     Case 76462, a 71 year-old female Singaporean, has passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection on 25 September 2021. She tested positive for COVID-19 infection on 14 September. She had not been vaccinated against COVID-19, and had a history of diabetes, end stage renal failure, hypertension and hyperlipidaemia.

5.     In total, 76 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.

Figure 1: Number of Active Cases in ICU or Requiring Oxygen Supplementation[1]

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6.     Over the last 28 days, the percentage of local cases who were asymptomatic or had mild symptoms is 97.9%. 326 cases required oxygen supplementation and 37 had been in the ICU. Of these, 52.9% were fully vaccinated and 47.1% were unvaccinated/ partially vaccinated. 19 have died, of whom 31.6% were fully vaccinated and 68.4% were unvaccinated/ partially vaccinated.

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

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Figure 3: Deaths and Active Cases in ICU, Requiring Oxygen Supplementation or Hospitalised[1], by Age Groups

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Update on vaccination progress

7.     As of 24 September 2021, 82% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and 84% has received at least one dose.

8.     We have administered a total of 9,066,237 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme (Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty and Moderna), covering 4,590,002 individuals, with 4,469,610 individuals having completed the full vaccination regimen. In addition, 190,738 doses of other vaccines recognised in the World Health Organization’s Emergency Use Listing (WHO EUL) have been administered, covering 87,701 individuals.

Locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

9.     As of 25 September 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health has detected a total of 1,443 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, comprising 1,053 community cases, 371 dormitory residents cases and 19 imported cases.

a) Active clusters under close monitoring

10.     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

Total[3]

Remarks

Maple Bear Preschool (Orchard Road)

1

13

Transmission amongst staff and students in the preschool. Of the 13 cases, 8 are students, 3 are staff, and 2 are household members of cases. New case has already been quarantined.

My Little Campus (Yishun)

1

40

Transmission amongst staff and students in the school. Of the 40 cases, 3 are staff, 24 are students and 13 are household members of cases. New case has already been quarantined.

SUN-DAC (Choa Chu Kang)

1

24

Transmission amongst clients and staff. Of the 24 cases, 12 are clients, 3 are staff and 9 are household members of cases. New case has already been quarantined.

Blue Stars Dormitory

24

243

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

Woodlands Dormitory

4

68

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

Pfizer Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

2

63

Workplace transmission, no evidence spread beyond worksite. Of the 63 cases, 36 are staff and 27 are household contacts of cases. New cases have already been quarantined.

DHL Supply Chain Advanced Regional Centre (1 Greenwich Drive)

2

103

Workplace transmission with further spread to household contacts of cases. Of the 103 cases, 69 are staff and 34 are household contacts of cases. New cases have already been quarantined.

 

b) Summary of trends for local cases


11.     
There are 1,424 new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection in Singapore, with 1,053 in the community and 371 in the migrant worker dormitories. Amongst the local cases today are 280 seniors who are above 60 years.

Figure 5: Number of Local Cases by Age

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Summary of trends for imported cases

12.     There are a total of 19 imported cases, who have already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore. Of these, 14 were detected upon arrival in Singapore, while 5 developed the illness during SHN or isolation.

Figure 6: Number of Imported Cases by Detected Upon Arrival/ Detected during SHN or Isolation

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

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

25 SEPTEMBER 2021


[1] Includes all cases who are currently hospitalised.

[2] Includes only new cases reported in the past 28 days.

[3] Includes new cases added today.