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3,002 NEW CASES ON 24 JAN 22, 1,637 PROTOCOL 2 CASES, ZERO DEATHS


The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported a total of 3,002 new cases on 24 January 2022 with no fatalities.

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Case details

Of the 3,002 new cases, 2,624 are local with MOH not reporting the number of cases in the foreign worker dormitories.

The remaining 378 are imported cases.

Of the cases today, 1,637 cases are low risk and detected via ART test while 1,365 cases are detected via PCR.

The 1,637 ART positive cases consists of 1,630 local and seven imported cases, while the 1,365 PCR positive cases consists of 994 local and 371 imported cases.

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MOH have stopped reporting separately about Omicron variant cases and have included it inside with the total case count.

This is because the bulk of infections now are all Omicron cases.

The confirmed cases are now a total of cases tested via PCR test and GP-Protocol 2 cases.

GP-Protocol 2 cases refers to individuals who are well but test positive, or have been diagnosed to by a doctor to have mild conditions.

Weekly infection growth rate

The weekly infection growth rate is now at 2.69, 0.06 less than what was reported on Sunday when it was at 2.75.

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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.

Total toll

No fatalities reported today brings the death toll in Singapore at 848 and the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic is now at 316,774.

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