Update as of December 5 on Local Covid19 Situations in Singapore

Weekly local Covid19 cases updates

Mommy Rhey | Dec. 13, 2021 | 332 reads
Update as of December 5 on Local Covid19 Situations in Singapore
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On December 5, 2021, the Ministry of Health updated the local cases of the Covid19, along with the situations in hospitals, patient status, inflow and outflow cases, vaccination, and Omicron variant.

The government statistics are publicly shown to all Singaporeans, migrant workers, and individuals in Singapore. This will give them detailed information on the COvid19 cases and how the government handles the situation.

Situations in Hospitals

The Situation in Hospital as of December 5:
The utilization rate in the Intensive Care Unit is 51.2%, and 6 of the individuals placed in (ICU) are under close monitoring and are unstable; 52 patients are under intubation and critically ill, and 155 require oxygen supplementations.

Patients Status

Meanwhile, the patients' status overall in infected cases of Covid19 within the past 28 days was 50,617.

A total of 49,973 (98.7%) are asymptomatic and only show mild symptoms, while 419 (0.8%) are in a general ward that requires oxygen supplementation. The 47 (0.1%) are under close monitoring and have an unstable condition, 60 (0.1%) are intubated in ICU and are critically ill, and 118 (02%) are deceased.

Vaccination Status

Most of the severely affected patients are individuals aged 60 and above, especially those who are unvaccinated.

Based on the report under the vaccination program, 96% of the eligible population received the complete regimen or completed the two doses of vaccine shots as of December 4, 2021. On the overall population, it ranges up to 87%. There are 87% who received at least one vaccine shot, and the remaining 28 have received their booster shots.

The vaccination status of population per 100,000 individuals on the 7-day monitoring, the average numbers of death and active cases were critically ill individuals currently in ICU have an average of 0.6 and 3.9, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, while 0.1 and 0.6 in deceased.
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Community cases by Age

Critically ill seniors aged 60 years old and above that are fully vaccinated and unvaccinated are in 2.0 and 34.2 in ICU but has 0.3 and 6.2 deaths.

A total of 1,518 cases were confirmed discharged in hospitals, and 242 of them belonged to seniors aged up to 60 years above in the last 24 hours, which was December 4.

The next day, the MOH detected new 552 cases of covid19 infections. In which belongs to the community cases (523), 89 were seniors. Another 14 were from residential dormitories and 15 imported cases. While the 13 confirmed deceased had underlying conditions and had complications of Covid19 infection.

Omicron Update

There is only one confirmed imported case, a male and permanent resident. He arrived in Singapore from South Africa on December 1, 2021, and was isolated in Stay-Home Notice (SHN) and had his PCR Test on December 1 and 3, but all came negative.

On December 4, he developed a sore throat and fever. He was then referred to NCID and found out he was positive for the Omicron variant.

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