Thu, 02 Dec 2021

SINGAPORE, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- Singapore recorded 1,275 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total tally to 258,785, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a press release.

Of the new cases, 1,228 were reported in the community and 31 in migrant worker dormitories, while 16 were imported cases.

A total of 1,251 cases are currently hospitalized. Of them, 206 cases require oxygen supplementation in the general ward, 31 are unstable and under close monitoring in the intensive care unit (ICU), and 55 are critically ill and intubated in the ICU. The current overall ICU utilization rate is 56.8 percent, said the MOH.

An additional three deaths from COVID-19 were reported in the Southeast Asian country, bringing the overall death toll to 681.

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