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Singapore reports 3,199 new COVID-19 cases

19 Jun 2022, 22:44 GMT+10

SINGAPORE, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 3,199 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total tally to 1,367,761.

Of the new cases, 298 cases were detected through polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests and 2,901 through antigen rapid test (ART) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.

Among the PCR cases, 279 were local transmissions and 19 were imported cases. Among the ART cases with mild symptoms and assessed to be of low risk, 2,621 were local transmissions and 280 were imported cases.

A total of 275 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with eight cases in intensive care units.

One more patient has died from complications due to COVID-19 infection, lifting the death toll to 1,403, the ministry said.

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