Singapore Reported 7,938 New COVID-19 Cases

SINGAPORE, Singapore reported 7,938 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday, bringing the total tally to 1,702,392.

Of the new cases, 797 cases were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests, and 7,141 through ART (antigen rapid test) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.

Among the PCR cases, 763 were local transmissions and 34 were imported cases.

Among the ART cases, with mild symptoms and assessed to be of low risk, there were 6,866 local transmissions and 275 imported cases, respectively.

A total of 719 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 19 cases in intensive care units.

Two deaths were reported from COVID-19 yesterday, bringing the total death toll to 1,494, the ministry said.

Source: Nam News Network