1,165 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore; 609 Omicron infections confirmed

1,165 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore; 609 Omicron infections confirmed

Covid-19, Coronavirus

17/1/2022 5:23:00 PM

1,165 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore; 609 Omicron infections confirmed

SINGAPORE — Singapore reported 1,165 new Covid-19 cases as of noon on Monday (Jan 17), including 534 imported infections.

.Monday’s case count was up from the 863 reported on Sunday.Among the new cases reported on Monday, 631 were locally transmitted. The Health Ministry did not provide a breakdown of the number of cases in the community and in migrant workers' dormitories.

A total of 609 new Omicron infections were also confirmed on Monday, comprising 229 imported cases and 380 local cases. This is presented as a separate set of data from the daily Covid-19 cases.The weekly infection growth rate on Monday was 1.60, up from Sunday's 1.49. This refers to the ratio of community cases for the past week over the week before.

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863 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore; 675 Omicron infections confirmedSINGAPORE: Singapore reported 863 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Sunday (Jan 16), including 363 imported infections. There were no fatalities,\u0026nbsp

863 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore; 675 Omicron infections confirmedSINGAPORE — Singapore reported 863 new Covid-19 cases as of noon on Sunday (Jan 16), including 363 imported infections.

956 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore; 692 Omicron infections confirmedSINGAPORE — Singapore reported 956 new Covid-19 cases as of noon on Saturday (Jan 15), including 404 imported infections.

956 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore; 692 Omicron infections confirmedSINGAPORE: Singapore reported 956 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Saturday (Jan 15), comprising 552 local infections and 404 imported ones. There were three fatalities, according to the latest infection statistics on the Ministry Expected with crowded buses, trains, where many peoples are coughing, sneezing, flu symptoms near you. Masks down walking on the street with a cig or drink, talking non stop with friends. Why are we still reporting this? The most important data point is what’s happening in hospitals. We are 3 months in now!! Let see what’s the “new normal” going to be?! 🤷🏽‍♂️🤷🏽‍♂️

Singapore reports 956 new Covid-19 cases, higher infection growth rate of 1.47Expected with crowded buses, trains, where many peoples are coughing, sneezing, flu symptoms near you. Masks down walking on the street with a cig or drink, talking non stop with friends. But you cannot smoke or drink with a mask on. What do you propose a muzzle perhaps? The omicron is an easier variant to contract if you do not mask up in the presence of infected people. So those that are contracting it are those with bad habits of touching faces and noses!!!

There were no fatalities, and the death toll from coronavirus complications remains at 843, according to the latest infection statistics on the Ministry of Health's (MOH) . Monday’s case count was up from the 863 reported on Sunday. Among the new cases reported on Monday, 631 were locally transmitted. The Health Ministry did not provide a breakdown of the number of cases in the community and in migrant workers' dormitories. A total of 609 new Omicron infections were also confirmed on Monday, comprising 229 imported cases and 380 local cases. This is presented as a separate set of data from the daily Covid-19 cases. The weekly infection growth rate on Monday was 1.60, up from Sunday's 1.49. This refers to the ratio of community cases for the past week over the week before. A figure above 1 means that the number of new weekly Covid-19 cases is rising. As of Monday, Singapore has recorded 293,014 Covid-19 cases since the start of the pandemic. HOSPITALISATIONS AND VACCINATIONS There were 217 patients in hospital, with 13 requiring oxygen supplementation. Thirteen patients are in the intensive care unit. As of Sunday, 91 per cent of Singapore's eligible population have completed their full vaccination regimen under the national vaccination programme. This figure has been updated to include children aged five to 11 after vaccination for this age group started on Dec 27. About 52 per cent of the total population have received their vaccine booster shots. CNA For more stories like this, visit