Singapore Reported 9,557 New COVID-19 Cases
SINGAPORE, Oct 27 (NNN-XINHUA) – Singapore reported 9,557 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday, bringing the total tally to 2,080,341.
Of the new cases, 671 were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests, and 8,886 through ARTs (antigen rapid test), according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.
Among the PCR cases, 652 were local transmissions and 19 were imported cases.
Among the ART cases, with mild symptoms and assessed to be of low risk, there were 8,347 local transmissions and 539 imported cases.
A total of 600 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 15 in intensive care units.
Two more deaths from COVID-19 were reported yesterday, bringing the total death toll to 1,668.