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3,334 NEW CASES REPORTED IN SPORE WITH SEVEN DEATHS


The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported a total of 3,334 new cases on 4 April 2022 with seven fatalities.

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Case details

Of the 3,334 new cases, 3,282 are local cases.

The remaining 52 are imported cases.

Of the cases today, 2,882 cases are low risk and detected via ART test while 452 cases are detected via PCR.

The 2,882 ART positive cases consist of 2,834 local cases and 48 imported cases while the 452 PCR positive cases consist of 448 local cases and four 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

522 patients are currently in hospitals according to MOH’s latest infection statistics.

Out of those currently in hospitals, 54 patients require supplementary oxygen and 20 patients are in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Weekly infection growth rate

The weekly infection growth rate is now at 0.66, 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, while a rate below 1 indicates that the cases are falling.

Vaccination status

As of 4 April 2022, 95 percent of the population in Singapore eligible for vaccination have completed the full vaccination regime under the National Vaccination Programme.

72 percent of those who are eligible for vaccination have also received their booster jabs.

Total toll

The seven fatalities reported today brings the death toll in Singapore to 1,283 and the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic is now at 1,113,078.

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