SINGAPORE, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Singapore on Thursday reported 1,504 new cases of COVID-19 infection, bringing the total tally in the country to 82,860.
Of the new cases, 1,218 were in the community, 273 in migrant worker dormitories and 13 were imported cases, the Ministry of Health said in a press release.
A total of 1,120 COVID-19 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 163 cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and 23 in critical condition in the ICU, said the MOH.
As of Wednesday, 82 percent of the local population has completed two doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and 84 percent has received at least one dose, according to the ministry.
A 93-year-old female Singaporean and an 71-year-old female Singaporean died from complications due to COVID-19 infection on Thursday.
In total, 70 people have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.