1,615 new Covid-19 infections, 1,185 new Omicron infections in S'pore on Jan. 19

The weekly infection rate is at 1.96.

Fiona Tan | January 19, 2022, 11:29 PM

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Singapore reported 1,615 new Covid-19 cases as of 12pm on Wednesday, Jan. 19.

The country has recorded 296,077 Covid-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.

Locally transmitted: 1,205

Imported infections: 410

Deaths: 1

Death toll from coronavirus complications: 844

Omicron cases

The MOH website is presenting the daily new Covid-19 cases separately from new confirmed Omicron cases.

New Omicron variant infections: 1,185 (965 local cases + 220 imported cases)

Weekly infection growth rate: 1.96 (up from 1.76 the day before)

A figure below 1 indicates that the number of new weekly Covid-19 cases is falling.


In ICU critically ill: 13

Patients in hospital: 281

Requiring oxygen supplementation: 18

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