Singapore reported 341 new Covid-19 cases as of 12pm on Wednesday, Dec. 29.
Here are the key statistics from the Ministry of Health's website.
Imported cases: 153
Community cases: 182
Cases in migrant worker's dormitory: 6
Death toll from Covid-19 complications: 826
New Omicron variant infections: 170 (151 imported cases + 19 local cases)
Weekly infection growth rate: 0.71 (a rise from 0.67 reported yesterday)
A figure below 1 indicates that the number of new weekly Covid-19 cases is falling.
Singapore has recorded 278,750 Covid-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.
Intensive care unit (ICU) utilisation rate: 50.7 per cent
In ICU requiring close monitoring: 4
In ICU critically ill: 16
Requiring oxygen supplementation: 42
Patients in hospital: 305
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