Singapore reports 1,004 new local COVID-19 cases; 90-year-old man is the latest fatality
SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 1,004 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases and another death as of noon on Saturday (Sep 18). The fatality is a 90-year-old Singaporean man who was unvaccinated, said the Ministry of Health (MOH), adding that he had a history of cancer, heart disease and pneum
SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 1,004 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases and another death as of noon on Saturday (Sep 18).The fatality is a 90-year-old Singaporean man who was unvaccinated, said the Ministry of Health (MOH), adding that he had a history of cancer, heart disease and pneumonia.
The man was taken to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases on Sep 17 with symptoms. He tested positive for COVID-19 on the same day.The new local COVID-19 infections comprise 926 community cases and 78 dormitory residents.A total of 863 cases are currently warded in hospital. There are 105 cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and 18 in critical condition in the intensive care unit (ICU).
Of those who have fallen very ill, 100 are seniors above 60 years old.There were also five imported cases, taking Singapore's daily count to 1,009.As of Saturday, Singapore has reported a total of 76,792 COVID-19 cases.HOME-BASED LEARNINGHome-based learning headtopics.com
will be implemented for Primary 1 to 5 students from Sep 27 until the end of the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE), amid a rise in COVID-19 cases, said the Ministry of Education (MOE) on Saturday.Primary 6 students will go on a"study break" from Sep 25 to 29 before taking their PSLE, similar to the arrangements for the 2020 year-end national examinations, the ministry added in a press release.
"This is to minimise the risk of school-based transmissions and reduce the number of students placed on Quarantine Order (QO) or Leave of Absence (LOA) prior to the examination," said MOE.The written papers for the PSLE will commence on Sep 30 and end on Oct 6.
Home-based learning for the Primary 1 to 5 students will last until the end of PSLE on Oct 6. Read more: CNA »
MOH may use Pofma to clamp down on websites promoting ivermectin as a Covid-19 cure: Ong Ye Kung
SINGAPORE — The Ministry of Health (MOH) is looking into the possibility of using the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (Pofma) to clamp down on websites that promote the use of anti-parasite drug ivermectin as a remedy against Covid-19.
4 more weeks of hoovering around the 1000 a day mark before coming down, so said health minister Ong. Dangerous. Other than risking Singapore lives, you are also committing political suicide. No experts control this virus nor pandemic. Ask those workers to stay in again at their dorms is not going to work if they mixed with the case outside and infected the inside.
No Raya no lock down? 終於一千宗了，會不會跟上馬來西亞2萬宗？ It has finally come down to this because
934 new local COVID-19 infections in Singapore; rise in cases of serious illnessSINGAPORE: Singapore reported 934 new local COVID-19 infections on Friday (Sep 17), comprising 838 community cases and 96 dormitory residents. Among the new local cases, 241 were seniors above the age of 60, said the Ministry of Health (MOH). There was also one imported case, taking the tota Modeling for S'pore - - Some preliminary results of Booster in Israel, world's leader in Booster Shots. Sadly, Deaths number surges as Boosters surges. 🤯🙃
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Covid-19 cases doubling every 7 to 10 days but ‘encouraging’ that severe cases have not risen in tandem: MOHSINGAPORE — The number of Covid-19 cases has been doubling every seven to 10 days, but there are Define severe AT A GLANCE: Singapore has not seen anyone below 30 needing intensive care or dying from Covid-19, said MOH's director of medical services Kenneth Mak, referring to data from MOH. Read more: Welcome all vaccinated foreigners to Singapore to get positive together with all local people. Join us to risk your lives in our experiment to make a name of the country crazy enough to think 'endemic' is sustainable, herd immunity against new varaints doable, lives are cheap.
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All but one of 935 new COVID cases in Singapore localThe Ministry of Health (MOH) on Friday (17 September) confirmed 935 new coronavirus cases in Singapore, taking the country's total case count to 75,783.
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