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Singapore reports 3,174 new COVID-19 cases

26 Oct 2021, 02:49 GMT+10

SINGAPORE, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 3,174 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total tally in the country to 175,818.

Of the new cases, 2,843 were in the community, 322 were in migrant worker dormitories and nine were imported cases, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a press release.

A total of 1,779 COVID-19 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 261 cases requiring oxygen supplementation in the general ward, 107 unstable and under close monitoring in the intensive care unit (ICU), and 64 critically ill and intubated in the ICU. The current overall ICU utilization rate is 83.6 percent.

In another development, 2,954 cases were discharged Monday, of whom 428 are seniors aged 60 and above.

Fourteen more patients have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection, bringing the death toll to 329, the ministry said.

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