1,734 new Covid-19 cases & 16 deaths reported in S'pore on Nov. 19

Tonight's Covid-19 update.

Faris Alfiq | November 19, 2021, 10:45 PM

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 1,734 new Covid-19 cases on Friday (Nov. 19), as of 12pm.

Here are the important numbers you should be aware of:

Situation update

New cases on Nov. 19: 1,734

New community cases: 1,633

New imported cases: 4

New cases in migrant worker dormitories: 97

Weekly infection growth rate: 0.77

Total number of cases reported thus far: 248,587


New deaths reported on Nov. 19: 16

Age: Between the ages of 52 and 93 years old. All, except one unvaccinated case, had various underlying medical conditions.

Total deaths reported thus far: 641


Require oxygen supplementation in the general ward: 202

Unstable and under close monitoring in the ICU: 46

Critically ill and intubated in the ICU: 64

Current overall ICU utilisation rate:  57 per cent

Vaccination progress

Percentage of total population undergone full regimen/received two doses: 85 per cent

Received at least one dose: 86 per cent

Received booster shot: 22 per cent

Percentage of eligible population vaccinated: 94 per cent

Clusters under active monitoring

MOH is monitoring five active clusters, which have already been ringfenced through tracing, testing and isolation.

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