The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported a total of 19,159 new cases on 2 March 2022 with 10 fatalities.
Of the 19,159 new cases, 18,999 are local.
The remaining 160 are imported cases.
Of the cases today, 16,482 cases are low risk and detected via ART test while 2,677 cases are detected via PCR.
The 16,482 ART positive cases consist of 16,374 local cases and 108 imported cases, while the 2,677 PCR positive cases consist of 2,625 local cases and 52 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
1,708 patients are currently in hospitals according to MOH’s latest infection statistics.
Out of those currently in hospitals, 215 patients require supplementary oxygen and 51 patients are in the intensive care unit (ICU).
Weekly infection growth rate
The weekly infection growth rate is now at 0.98, 0.04 lesser than what was reported on Monday when it was at 1.02.
This rate refers to the ratio of community cases of the past week as compared to the week before.
This is the first time since 3 Jan 22 that the rate is below 1.
As of 2 March 2022, 95 percent of the population in Singapore eligible for vaccination have completed the full vaccination regime under the National Vaccination Programme.
68 percent of those who are eligible for vaccination have also received their booster jabs.
10 fatalities reported today brings the death toll in Singapore to 1,040 and the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic is now at 767,663.
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