The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported a total of 13,158 new cases on 6 March 2022 with five fatalities.
Of the 13,158 new cases, 13,018 are local.
The remaining 140 are imported cases.
Of the cases today, 11,493 cases are low risk and detected via ART test while 1,665 cases are detected via PCR.
The 11,493 ART positive cases consist of 11,408 local cases and 85 imported cases while the 1,665 PCR positive cases consist of 1,610 local cases and 55 imported cases.
The bulk majority of Singapore’s cases today are under the Protocol 2 status, which represents that they are well or assessed with mild conditions.
Patients in Hospitals
1,437 patients are currently in hospitals according to MOH’s latest infection statistics.
Out of those currently in hospitals, 190 patients require supplementary oxygen and 47 patients are in the intensive care unit (ICU).
Weekly infection growth rate
The weekly infection growth rate is now at 0.95, which is the same as what was reported on Monday.
This rate refers to the ratio of community cases of the past week as compared to the week before.
A rate above 1 indicates that weekly cases are on the rise.
As of 6 March 2022, 95 percent of the population in Singapore eligible for vaccination have completed the full vaccination regime under the National Vaccination Programme.
69 percent of those who are eligible for vaccination have also received their booster jabs.
The five fatalities reported today brings the death toll in Singapore to 1,078 and the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic is now at 832,821.
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