As of 17 October 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health has detected a total of 3,058 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
Among the cases 2,454 in the community, 601 in the migrant worker dormitories and 3 imported cases.
9 passed away
9 more cases have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.
Of these, 6 were male Singaporeans and 3 were female Singaporeans, aged between 57 and 100 years. Amongst them, 7 had been unvaccinated against COVID-19, and 2 had been vaccinated. 8 of them had various underlying medical conditions, while an unvaccinated case had no known medical conditions.
Singapore’s death toll for covid-19 is at 233