Singapore reports 2,612 new COVID-19 cases-Xinhua

Singapore reports 2,612 new COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua| 2022-10-31 21:39:45|Editor: huaxia

SINGAPORE, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 2,612 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total tally to 2,102,372.

Of the new cases, 305 were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 2,307 through ARTs (antigen rapid test), according to statistics released by the country's Ministry of Health.

Among the PCR cases, 289 were local transmissions and 16 were imported cases. Among the ART cases with mild symptoms and assessed to be of low risk, there were 2,154 local transmissions and 153 imported cases.

A total of 523 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 15 of them in intensive care units.

Four more deaths from COVID-19 were reported on Monday, taking the total death toll to 1,680.