90 unlinked cases among 177 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in S'pore

The full update.

Faris Alfiq | September 01, 2021, 11:09 PM

Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg

The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 177 cases of locally-transmitted Covid-19 infections, of which 90 are unlinked, on Wednesday (Sep. 1), as well as three imported cases.

In total, there are 180 new cases of Covid-19 infection in Singapore today.

This brings the total number of Covid-19 cases in Singapore to 67,800.

68 active clusters

No new clusters were identified in today's update, and two clusters have closed.

There are currently 68 clusters, ranging between three and 1,155 infections.

Overall increase in community cases

Overall, the number of new cases in the community has increased from 335 cases in the week before to 845 cases in the past week.

The number of unlinked cases in the community has also increased from 112 cases in the week before to 253 cases in the past week.

The 7-day moving average number of all linked community cases and all unlinked community cases are 84.6 and 36.14 respectively.

Update on 113 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4 testing

In a separate media release, MOH said it had concluded Covid-19 testing for residents of Blk 113 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4 on 29 August 2021.

All 271 individuals were found to be negative for Covid-19 infection.

Condition of hospitalised cases

499 cases are currently warded in hospital.

There are currently 22 cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and five in critical condition in the ICU.

Of those who have fallen very ill, 18 are seniors above 60 years, of whom nine are completely unvaccinated or partially vaccinated.

Vaccination update

As of Aug. 31, MOH has administered a total of 8,722,819 doses of Covid-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme (Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty and Moderna), covering 4,515,469 individuals, with 4,328,804 individuals having completed the full vaccination regimen.

In addition, 167,898 doses of other vaccines recognised in the World Health Organization’s Emergency Use Listing (WHO EUL) have been administered as of Aug. 31, covering 85,786 individuals.

In total, 80 per cent of the population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of Covid-19 vaccines, and 83 per cent has received at least one dose.

Follow and listen to our podcast here

Top image via @victorhwn725/Unsplash