Singapore reports 14 new COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua| 2021-02-19 23:08:27|Editor: huaxia

SINGAPORE, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 14 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the country's total tally to 59,846.

All the new cases were imported cases.

Also on Friday, 18 more patients were discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 59,697 patients have fully recovered from the epidemic in the country, the ministry said.

There are currently 20 active cases being treated in hospitals, with the condition of most of them being stable or improving. One of them is in critical condition and being treated in the intensive care unit.

MOH also announced on Friday that about 250,000 individuals in Singapore have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as of Feb. 18, among whom more than 110,000 have received their second dose and completed the full vaccination regimen.

The ministry added that Singapore will start COVID-19 vaccination for seniors island-wide from Feb. 22. By mid-March when the city-state has opened a vaccination center in each town, all seniors will be able to receive their vaccination. Enditem