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03 Oct 2021

3rd Oct 2021

 

Summary of local situation

  • 1,337 cases are currently warded in hospital. 250 cases require oxygen supplementation and 35 are in the intensive care unit (ICU).

     

  • Over the last 28 days, of the 35,017 infected individuals, 98.1% had no or mild symptoms, 1.5% required oxygen supplementation, 0.2% required ICU care, and 0.2% has died.

     

  • As of 2 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 3 October 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health has detected a total of 2,057 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, with 1,676 in the community, 373 in the migrant worker dormitories and 8 imported cases.

 

Condition of hospitalised cases

1.     As of 3 October 2021, 12pm, 1,337 COVID-19 cases are currently warded in hospital. Most are well and under observation. There are currently 250 cases requiring oxygen supplementation, and 35 in the ICU. Of those who have fallen very ill, 242 are seniors above 60 years.  

2.     6 more cases have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.[1] Of these, 5 were male Singaporeans and 1 was a female Singaporean, aged between 68 and 91 years. Amongst them, 2 had been unvaccinated against COVID-19, and 4 had been vaccinated. 5 of them had various underlying medical conditions, while an unvaccinated case had no known medical conditions. In total, 113 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.

Figure 1: Number of Active Cases in ICU or Requiring Oxygen Supplementation[2]

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3.     Over the last 28 days, the percentage of local cases who were asymptomatic or had mild symptoms is 98.1%. 539 cases required oxygen supplementation and 55 had been in the ICU. Of these, 50.2% were fully vaccinated and 49.8% were unvaccinated/ partially vaccinated. 54 have died, of whom 29.6% were fully vaccinated and 70.4% were unvaccinated/ partially vaccinated.

Figure 2: Local Cases in the Last 28 Days by Severity of Condition[3] 

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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

4.     As of 2 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 9,262,396 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme (Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty and Moderna). In total, 4,594,812 individuals have received at least one dose of vaccine under the national vaccination programme, and 4,491,311 individuals having completed the full vaccination regimen. To date, we have invited about 500,000 eligible seniors to receive their booster doses. 279,787 individuals have received their booster shots and another 90,000 have booked their appointments. In addition, 201,185 doses of other vaccines recognised in the World Health Organization’s Emergency Use Listing (WHO EUL) have been administered, covering 103,723 individuals.

Locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

6.     As of 3 October 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health has detected a total of 2,057 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, comprising 1,676 community cases, 373 dormitory residents cases and 8 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

Total[4]

Remarks

Avery Lodge

24

439

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

Tampines Dormitory

8

161

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

Jurong Penjuru Dormitory 2

17

86

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

Cochrane Lodge 2 Dormitory

13

98

Intra-dormitory transmission amongst residents with no evidence of spread beyond dormitory.

MWS Christalite Methodist Home

19

50

Transmission amongst staff and residents. Of the 50 cases, 1 is a staff and 49 are residents. New cases have already been quarantined.

Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre

3

240

Transmission amongst workers and trade visitors. Of the 240 cases, 221 are workers at the market, 4 are trade visitors and 15 are household members of cases. New cases have already been quarantined.

North Coast Lodge

29

411

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

Kian Teck Hostel

14

79

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

9 Defu South Street 1 Dormitory

22

240

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

 

b) Summary of trends for local cases


8.     
There are 2,049 new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection in Singapore, with 1,676 in the community and 373 in the migrant worker dormitories. Amongst the local cases today are 430 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 8 imported cases, who have already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore. All of them were detected upon arrival in Singapore.

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

3 OCTOBER 2021



[1] Cases 70970, 75715, 83674, 85717, 90347 and 92780.

[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.