Mon, 28 Nov 2022

Singapore reports 4,360 new COVID-19 cases

28 Sep 2022, 02:05 GMT+10

SINGAPORE, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 4,360 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total tally to 1,897,307.

Of the new cases, 269 cases were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 4,091 through ART (antigen rapid test) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.

Among the PCR cases, 255 were local transmissions and 14 were imported cases. Among the ART cases with mild symptoms and assessed to be of low risk, there were 3,811 local transmissions and 280 imported cases, respectively.

A total of 229 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with seven cases in intensive care units.

Two deaths were reported from COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total death toll to 1,617, the ministry said.

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