SINGAPORE, July 11 (The Straits Times/ANN): The number of unlinked Covid-19 cases in the community has risen from one case the week before to nine in the past week, Singapore’s Ministry of Health reported on Saturday ( 10th of July) .
For the first time since April 25, no locally transmitted cases were reported in Singapore on Saturday.
The six new confirmed cases were imported and were already on Household Alert (SHN) or isolated on arrival in Singapore.
Three were detected on arrival in Singapore and the other three tested positive during SHN or isolation.
The six new cases bring Singapore’s total to 62,684.
The number of new cases in the community has fallen from 37 cases in the previous week to 17 cases in the past week.
There are currently 22 active Covid-19 clusters, with three to 94 infections each.
There are currently 76 patients in hospital. Most are good and under observation.
Two are in critical condition in intensive care, while seven require oxygen supplementation.
In the past 28 days, 24 local cases required oxygen supplementation, were admitted to intensive care or died.
Of them, 20 were unvaccinated, while four were partially vaccinated.
Singapore has had 36 deaths from Covid-19 complications, while 15 who tested positive have died from other causes. – The Straits Times/ANN