136 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in Singapore; 4 new clusters including at Westlite Juniper Dormitory
A cluster of four cases linked to a cleaner at Punggol Primary School is also among the new clusters reported on Tuesday.
There are currently 545 cases warded in hospital, with most well and under observation.There are now 21 cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and two in critical condition in the intensive care unit.MOH said one among these 23 cases is fully vaccinated, but requires oxygen supplementation as she has underlying medical conditions.
Thirteen seniors above 60 years, of whom 12 are completely unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, have fallen very ill."There is continuing evidence that vaccination helps to prevent serious disease when one gets infected. Over the last 28 days, 27 local cases required oxygen supplementation, were admitted to ICU or passed away. Fourteen are unvaccinated,12 are partially vaccinated and one is fully vaccinated," said MOH.
In a separate statement, the Health Ministry said it concluded COVID-19 testing for residents, visitors and those who have interacted with residents at Blocks 842, 844, 846 and 848 Sims Avenue on Jul 24.The tests also included owners and staff members of commercial units working there. headtopics.com
All 1,126 individuals were found to be negative for COVID-19 infection, said MOH.COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS TO BE REVIEWED NEXT MONTHSingapore willreview some COVID-19 restrictionsearly next month, but any easing of measures will only be for vaccinated people, said co-chair of the multi-ministry task force Lawrence Wong on Monday.
“So if the clusters are under control, and hospitalisation rates remain low, we will be able to ease some of the Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) measures,” he said.READ: Disruptions caused by COVID-19, support for hard-hit sectors among concerns raised by MPs
“But the easing will be differentiated and extended to only vaccinated persons, because they are much better protected against the effects of the virus.”By early August, two-thirds of the population and three-quarters of those aged 70 and above would have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.
As of Tuesday, Singapore has reported a total of 64,453 Read more: CNA »
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