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Singapore reports 1,457 new COVID-19 cases

23 Sep 2021, 02:05 GMT+10

SINGAPORE, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 1,457 new cases of COVID-19 infection on Wednesday, bringing the total tally in the country to 81,356.

Of the new cases, 1,277 were in the community, 176 in migrant worker dormitories and four were imported cases, the Ministry of Health said in a press statement.

A total of 1,083 COVID-19 cases are currently warded in hospitals. There are currently 145 cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and 19 in critical condition in the ICU, said the MOH.

As of Tuesday, 82 percent of the local population have completed two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and 84 percent have received at least one dose, according to the MOH.

A 90-year-old female Singaporean and an 50-year-old male Singaporean died from complications due to COVID-19 infection on Tuesday.

A 65 year-old male Singaporean passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection on Wednesday.

In total, 68 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.

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