As of Thursday noon (15 July), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed an additional 48 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 62,852.
There are 42 new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection, of which 33 belong to the KTV cluster.
Of the 42 cases today, 17 are linked to previous cases and have already been placed on quarantine. 20 are linked to previous cases and were detected through surveillance.
Five are currently unlinked.
In addition, there are six new imported cases, who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore. Four were detected upon arrival in Singapore, while two developed the illness during SHN or isolation.
The Ministry will share further updates in its press release tonight.
Condition of confirmed cases & progress of national vaccination programme
According to last night’s press release, 125 cases are currently warded in hospital. Most are well and under observation.
There are currently eight cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and one in critical condition in the intensive care unit (ICU).
“As of 13 July 2021, we have administered a total of 6,440,735 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme,” said MOH.
“The total number of doses administered was 6,440,735, covering 4,052,434 individuals. 2,420,824 individuals have completed the full vaccination regimen, consisting of 32,523 recovered persons who received at least one dose and 2,388,301 who received their second dose.”