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13,520 NEW CASES REPORTED IN SPORE, SIX DEATHS


The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported a total of 13,520 new cases on 7 March 2022 with six fatalities.

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Case details

Of the 13,520 new cases, 13,371 are local cases.

The remaining 149 are imported cases.

Of the cases today, 10,942 cases are low risk and detected via ART test while 2,578 cases are detected via PCR.

The 10,942 ART positive cases consist of 10,855 local cases and 87 imported cases while the 2,578 PCR positive cases consist of 2,516 local cases and 62 imported cases.

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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

1,477 patients are currently in hospitals according to MOH’s latest infection statistics.

Out of those currently in hospitals, 198 patients require supplementary oxygen and 54 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 Sunday.

This rate refers to the ratio of community cases of the past week as compared to the week before.

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A rate above 1 indicates that weekly cases are on the rise.

Vaccination status

As of 7 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.

Total toll

The five fatalities reported today brings the death toll in Singapore to 1,084 and the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic is now at 846,341.

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