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4,481 NEW CASES ON 31 JAN 22, 2,955 PROTOCOL 2 CASES, ONE DEATH

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported a total of 4,481 new cases on 31 January 2022 with one fatality.

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Case details

Of the 4,481 new cases, 4,241 are local.

The remaining 240 are imported cases.

Of the cases today, 2,955 cases are low risk and detected via ART test while 1,526 cases are detected via PCR.

The 2,955 ART positive cases consist of 2,940 local cases and 15 imported cases, while the 1,526 PCR positive cases consist of 1,301 local cases and 225 imported cases.

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MOH has 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 is 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 refer to individuals who are well but test positive or have been diagnosed by a doctor to have mild conditions.

Weekly infection growth rate

The weekly infection growth rate is now at 1.94, 0.08 lesser than what was reported on Sunday when it was at 2.02.

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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

Zero fatalities reported today brings the death toll in Singapore at 855 and the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic is now at 352,811.

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