The Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 1,767 new cases of Covid-19 infection in Singapore as of 12pm on Nov. 5.
According to MOH, the fall in the number of cases today is likely due to fewer swabs done over the Deepavali public holiday at Public Health Preparedness Clinics (PHPCs) and polyclinics.
Here are the important numbers that you should be aware of:
New cases on Nov. 5: 1,767
New community cases: 1,639
New imported cases: 8
New cases in migrant worker dormitories: 120
Weekly infection growth rate: 0.81
Total number of cases reported thus far: 212,745
New deaths reported on Nov. 5: 9
Age: Between 67 to 85, all of whom had various underlying medical conditions.
Total deaths reported thus far: 468
Require oxygen supplementation in the general ward: 282
Unstable and under close monitoring in the ICU: 70
Critically ill and intubated in the ICU: 70
Current overall ICU utilisation rate: 68.6 per cent
Completed full regimen/received two doses: 85 per cent of population
Received at least one dose: 85 per cent of population
Received booster shots: 17 per cent of population
Clusters under active monitoring
MOH is monitoring five active clusters, all of which have already been ringfenced through tracing, testing and isolation.
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