The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported 5,324 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore on Oct. 27, as of 12pm.
According to MOH, the infection numbers are unusually high today, mostly due to "many COVID-positive cases detected by the testing laboratories within a few hours in the afternoon".
MOH says it is looking into this "unusual surge in cases within a relatively short window, and closely monitoring the trends for the next few days".
Here are the important numbers that you should be aware of:
New cases on Oct. 27: 5,324
New community cases: 4,651
New cases in migrant worker dormitories: 661
Total number of cases reported thus far: 184,419
New deaths reported on Oct. 27: 10
Age: Between 54 and 96 years old, all of whom had various underlying medical conditions except one unvaccinated case.
Total deaths reported thus far: 349
Cases in Home Recovery: 20,895 (74.3 per cent)
Cases in Community Care Facilities: 4,589 (16.3 per cent)
Cases in Covid-19 Treatment Facilities: 849 (3 per cent)
Cases warded in hospital: 1,777 (6.3 per cent)
Cases requiring oxygen supplementation: 308
Cases that are unstable and under close monitoring in the ICU: 76
Cases critically ill and intubated in the ICU: 66
Completed full regimen/received two doses: 84 per cent of population
Received at least one dose: 85 per cent of population
Number of individuals who received booster shots: 745,102
Clusters under active monitoring
MOH is monitoring seven active clusters, which have already been ringfenced through tracing, testing and isolation.
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