216 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in S'pore, 109 unlinked

Further updates will be given later tonight.

Jason Fan | September 03, 2021, 06:18 PM

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 219 new cases of Covid-19 infection in Singapore as of 12pm on Friday (Sep. 3).

This brings the total number of Covid-19 cases reported in Singapore to 68,210.

109 unlinked cases

There are 216 new cases of locally transmitted Covid-19 infection.

56 are linked to previous cases and have already been placed on quarantine, while 51 are linked to previous cases and were detected through surveillance.

109 cases are currently unlinked.

There are two seniors above the age of 70 who are unvaccinated or partially unvaccinated, and are at risk of serious illness.

Three imported cases

In addition, there are three imported cases who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN), or isolated upon arrival in Singapore.

Two were detected upon arrival in Singapore, while one developed the illness during SHN or isolation.

Further updates will be shared by MOH later tonight.

Daily case numbers in the past week:

Aug. 28: 121

Aug. 29: 133

Aug. 30: 155

Aug. 31: 161

Sep. 1: 180

Sep. 2: 191

Sep. 3: 219

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