Singapore reports 48 new COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua| 2021-07-15 23:24:08|Editor: huaxia

SINGAPORE, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 48 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the total tally in the country to 62,852.

The new infections included 42 locally transmitted cases, of which 34 belonged to the emerging KTV cluster.

Of the new local cases, 17 were linked to previous cases and have already been placed on quarantine, while 21 are linked to previous cases and were detected through surveillance. Four were currently unlinked.

There were six imported cases, who have already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore. Four were detected upon arrival in Singapore, while two developed the illness during SHN or isolation.

A total of 180 cases are currently warded in hospital. Most are well and under observation.

As of July 14, Singapore had administered a total of 6,504,568 doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination program, covering 4,075,822 individuals. As many as 2,480,287 individuals have been fully vaccinated. Enditem