As of Tuesday noon (20 July), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed an additional 195 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 63,440.
There are 182 new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection, of which 135 are linked to the Jurong Fishery Port cluster and 12 belong to the KTV cluster.
Among the new cases announced, 156 are linked to previous infections, with 81 already placed on quarantine and 75 detected through surveillance testing.
The remaining 26 infections are not unlinked to previous cases.
There were also 13 imported infections, who were placed on stay-home notice or isolated upon arrival. Six cases were detected upon arrival in Singapore, while seven developed the illness during the stay-home notice or isolation period.
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, 289 cases are currently warded in hospital. Most are well and under observation.
There are currently five cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and one in critical condition in the intensive care unit (ICU). None amongst these six cases is fully vaccinated.
“As of 18 July 2021, we have administered a total of 6,794,394, doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme,” said MOH.
“The total number of doses administered was 6,794,394, covering 4,153,143 individuals. 2,747,489 individuals have completed the full vaccination regimen, consisting of 106,238 recovered persons who received at least one dose and 2,641,251 who received their second dose.”