Singapore reports 335 new COVID-19 cases-Xinhua

Singapore reports 335 new COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua| 2021-12-23 00:12:52|Editor: huaxia

SINGAPORE, Dec. 22 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 335 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total tally in the country to 276,720.

Of the new cases, 245 were in the community, 14 were in migrant worker dormitories and 76 were imported cases, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health (MOH).

A total of 428 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 23 cases being critically ill in the intensive care units (ICUs). The current overall ICU utilization rate is 52.7 percent.

One more patient has passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection, bringing the death toll to 818, the MOH said.

The ministry announced in a press release on Wednesday that Singapore will impose limits on the number of Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTL) arrivals for the time being, to limit its exposure to imported Omicron cases. Enditem