Singapore reported 9 more deaths from COVID19 complications late Saturday and there are now 62 people in ICU, up from 48 the day before.
SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 3,348 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Saturday (Oct 16) with nine more people dying from complications due to the virus. The fatalities, who were all Singaporean, are four men and five women, aged between 60 and 89. Five were unvaccinated against COVID-19, two were parti
SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 3,348 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Saturday (Oct 16) with nine more people dying from complications due to the virus.The fatalities, who were all Singaporean, are four men and five women, aged between 60 and 89. Five were unvaccinated against COVID-19, two were partially vaccinated and two were vaccinated.
Eight of them had various underlying medical conditions, while an unvaccinated case had no known medical conditions. The Ministry of Health (MOH) did not specify what these conditions were.This brings Singapore's death toll from the coronavirus to 224.
The 3,348 new cases reported on Saturday were a decrease from the 3,445reported on Friday.Among the new cases, 3,344 are locally transmitted, comprising 2,688 infections in the community and 656 in migrant worker dormitories.Four are imported cases, MOH said in its headtopics.com
daily updatereleased to media at about 11.40pm.As of Saturday, Singapore has reported a total of 145,120 COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.HOSPITALISATIONS AND HOME RECOVERYAmong all COVID-19 community cases that have been onboarded or admitted, 16,580 patients, or 76.5 per cent, are undergoing home recovery.
Another 2,862 are in community care facilities and 766 in COVID-19 treatment facilities.The remaining 1,464 patients are currently warded in hospital, mostly for observation, said MOH. Of these, 310 patients need oxygen supplementation and 62 are in intensive care. On Friday, there were 48 were in intensive care.
Over the last 28 days, out of 68,147 infected individuals, 1.1 per cent needed oxygen supplementation and 0.1 per cent were in intensive care.Among those who needed oxygen supplementation or intensive care, 49.4 per cent were fully vaccinated and 50.6 per cent were unvaccinated or partially vaccinated.
ACTIVE CLUSTERSMOH said it is"closely monitoring" two active clusters.There are a total of 59 cases in the cluster at ECON Medicare Centre and Nursing Home in Buangkok, with two reported on Saturday. Three of the cases are staff members, while the remaining 56 are residents. headtopics.com
An existing cluster at United Medicare Centre in Toa Payoh added four cases for a total of 123 infections. A majority of the cases are residents, with staff members and a household member of a case also among the infected.CHANGI AIRPORT REOPENS ARRIVAL HALLS
Family and friends of passengers arriving at Changi Airport from low-risk countries and regions can nowenter the arrival halls to greet them.Before this, they were only allowed to receive travellers from the terminal's arrival pick-up kerbside, due to tighter COVID-19 measures put in place when terminals 1 and 3 reopened to the public in September.
Access to the arrival halls had been limited to professional meet-and-greet services such as hotel representatives and company agents.With the easing of restrictions, one representative is allowed to pick up each arriving passenger group, said Changi Airport on its website.Read more: CNA »
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Leveled off already… reopens everything please! This is the endemic, not pandemic, more people dying due to something else, while this CCP virus only killed only a few hundreds in Singapore. Be realistic! LOL PAP going to win big next election , cos those anti-PAP , against vaccination , should be dead then LOL , get vaccinated so u wont be dead and can still vote for opposition
3,445 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore; 8 more deaths bring tally to 215SINGAPORE — There were 3,445 new cases of Covid-19 recorded on Friday (Oct 15), the highest in six days, as well as eight deaths from Covid-19 complications. OMG. More than half of the total deaths happened during the first two weeks of this month. How many casualties more?
Eight more COVID-19 deaths, 3,445 new cases in SingaporeSINGAPORE: Singapore reported 3,445 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Friday (Oct 15), with eight more fatalities from complications due to the virus. The fatalities are seven men and one woman, aged between 61 and 89 years. Five of them were unvaccinated, while three were vaccinated. Boring 🙄 Will you ever split the numbers of cases into those cases of vaccinated and unvaccinated people? If more severe cases are reported under unvaccinated people every single day, then those still unvaccinated would see the risks and go for their shots. If we are not abandon the so called “live with covid” plan, what’s the point of showing the figures?
Covid-19: 3,348 new infections, 9 more deaths in Singapore; ICU cases spike to 62
US tycoon Durst, sentenced to life in prison, is on ventilator with COVID-19: LawyerWASHINGTON: US real estate mogul Robert Durst, sentenced to life in prison for killing his best friend, has been placed on a ventilator after becoming infected with COVID-19, according to a US media report published Saturday (Oct 16). Durst, 78, was given a life sentence this week with no possibility
Analysis-With boosters, masks and Green Pass, Israel sees a COVID-19 wave in retreatFour months into one of its worst COVID-19 outbreaks, Israel is seeing a sharp drop in new infections and severe illness, aided by its use of vaccine boosters, vaccine passports and mask mandates, scientists and health officials said. Israel was struck by its fourth coronavirus wave in June, fuelled by the fast-spreading Delta variant. Rather than imposing new lockdown measures, the government bet on a third booster dose of the Pfizer Inc/BioNTech vaccine for people age 12 and up, mandated face coverings and enforced use of a “Green Pass” - proof of vaccination, recovery from the illness or a negative test for the virus - at restaurants and other venues, even for children. Learn from Singapore. Make it endemic and live with it. Money comes more important than your lives.
US administers 407.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDCThe United States has administered 407,446,961 doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of Saturday (Oct 16) morning and distributed 494,918,755 doses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Thee figures are up from the 406,570,875 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by Oct 15 out o