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Singapore reports 3,023 new COVID-19 cases

15 Aug 2022, 02:05 GMT+10

SINGAPORE, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 3,023 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total tally to 1,794,069.

Of the new cases, 389 cases were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 2,634 through ART (antigen rapid test) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.

Among the PCR cases, 345 were local transmissions and 44 were imported cases. Among the ART cases with mild symptoms and assessed to be of low risk, there were 2,459 local transmissions and 175 imported cases, respectively.

A total of 564 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 19 cases in intensive care units.

Three deaths were reported from COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total death toll to 1,559, the ministry said.

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