Singapore reports 106 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, including 25 unlinked

Singapore reports 106 new locally transmitted #COVID19 cases, including 25 unlinked infections

2/8/2021 1:34:00 PM

Singapore reports 106 new locally transmitted COVID19 cases, including 25 unlinked infections

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 106 new locally transmitted COVID-19 infections as noon on Monday (Aug 2), including 25 with no links to previous cases.

AdvertisementAdvertisementAmong the new cases were seven seniors above the age of 70 who were unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and at risk of serious illness, said MOH.There were also five imported cases, who were placed on stay-home notice or isolated upon arrival. Three infections were detected upon arrival, while two developed the illness during the stay-home notice or isolation period.

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The markets were closed to"break the chain of transmission and enable deep cleaning of the premises which has now been completed", said NEA in a Facebook post on Sunday.According to the agency, the cleaning regime includes disinfecting surfaces with cloths and handheld misting machines, washing the floor, drains and urinals, as well as pouring disinfectant into floor traps and basins.

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The authority should report how many of 106 cases are vaccinated