Singapore reported 1,472 new Covid-19 cases as of 12pm on Thursday, Jan. 20.
The country has recorded 297,549 Covid-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.
Locally transmitted: 1,133
Imported infections: 339
Death toll from coronavirus complications: 845
The MOH website is presenting the daily new Covid-19 cases separately from new confirmed Omicron cases.
New Omicron variant infections: 1,001 (952 local cases + 49 imported cases)
Weekly infection growth rate: 2.17 (up from 1.96 the day before)
A figure below 1 indicates that the number of new weekly Covid-19 cases is falling.
In ICU critically ill: 14
Patients in hospital: 306
Requiring oxygen supplementation: 16
Follow and listen to our podcast here
Top image by Karen Lui.