Singapore reports 2,745 new COVID-19 cases-Xinhua

Singapore reports 2,745 new COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2022-09-06 21:19:00

SINGAPORE, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 2,745 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total tally to 1,850,015.

Of the new cases, 262 cases were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 2,483 through ART (antigen rapid test) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.

Among the PCR cases, 247 were local transmissions and 15 were imported cases. Among the ART cases with mild symptoms and assessed to be of low risk, there were 2,315 local transmissions and 168 imported cases.

A total of 241 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 10 cases in intensive care units.

No death was reported from COVID-19 on Tuesday, leaving the total death toll unchanged at 1,596, the ministry said.