Covid-19 community cases in S'pore drops to 21 in past week, down from 46 in previous week

Evening update on Jul. 9.

Nigel Chua | July 09, 2021, 10:21 PM

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed 10 new cases of Covid-19 in Singapore on Friday (Jul. 9).

This brings the total number of Covid-19 cases reported in Singapore thus far to 62,678.

One of the cases was locally transmitted, and is currently unlinked.

Decrease in community cases

The number of new cases in the community has decreased from 46 cases in the week before to 21 cases in the past week.

The number of unlinked cases in the community has increased from six cases in the week before to nine cases in the past week.

The seven-day moving average number of all linked community cases and all unlinked community cases are 1.7 and 1.3 respectively.

22 active clusters

There are currently 22 active clusters, ranging between three and 94 infections.

Progress of vaccination programme

As of July 8, MOH has administered a total of 6,083,907 doses of Covid-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme.

This covers 3,843,179 individuals.

2,240,728 individuals have received their second dose and completed the full vaccination regimen.

Condition of hospitalised cases

There are currently 85 cases warded in the hospital. Most are well and under observation.

In addition, there are eight cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and two are in critical condition in the intensive care unit (ICU).

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