As of Wednesday noon (4 Aug), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed an additional 95 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 65,410.
There are 92 new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection, of which 54 infections are linked to previous cases and had been placed on quarantine. Another eight are linked to previous cases and were detected through surveillance.
30 are currently unlinked.
Amongst the cases is 1 senior above 70 years who is unvaccinated, and is at risk of serious illness, said MOH.
In addition, there are three new imported cases, who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore. One was detected upon arrival in Singapore, while two developed the illness during the 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, 592 cases are currently warded in hospital. Most are well and under observation.
There are currently 37 cases of serious illness requiring oxygen supplementation, and seven in critical condition in the intensive care unit (ICU). Six amongst these 44 cases are fully vaccinated. Of these, four require oxygen supplementation while two require ICU care as they have underlying medical conditions.
31 seniors above 60 years, of whom 27 are completely unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, have fallen very ill, said MOH.
“As of 2 August 2021, 63% of our population has completed their full regimen/ received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme, and 77% has received at least one dose,” said MOH.
“In total, we have administered a total of 7,703,746 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme, covering 4,321,223 individuals, with 3,505,975 individuals having completed the full vaccination regimen.
“In addition, 108,815 doses of Sinovac vaccines have been administered as of 2 August 2021, covering 75,856 individuals.”