As of Wednesday noon (21 July), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed an additional 181 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 63,621.
There are 179 new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection, of which 130 are linked to the Jurong Fishery Port cluster and eight belong to the KTV cluster.
Of the 179 cases today, 80 are linked to previous cases, and have already been placed on quarantine. 69 are linked to previous cases and were detected through surveillance.
30 are currently unlinked.
“Amongst the cases are 4 seniors above 70 years who are unvaccinated, and are at risk of serious illness,” said MOH.
In addition, there are two imported cases, who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore. Both 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, 332 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 19 July 2021, we have administered a total of 6,837,200, doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme,” said MOH.
“The total number of doses administered was 6,837,200, covering 4,164,922 individuals. 2,792,430 individuals have completed the full vaccination regimen, consisting of 120,152 recovered persons who received at least one dose and 2,672,278 who received their second dose.
“In addition, 69,095 doses of Sinovac vaccines have been administered as of 19 July, covering 63,194 individuals.”