Singapore's daily tally under 1,000 for first time since Sept 20 with 747 new Covid-19 cases; 11 more deaths reported on Sunday


Sunday (Nov 28, 2021) - This is the 16th day in a row that the growth rate is below one in Singapore. - The Straits Times/ANN

SINGAPORE, Nov 28 (The Straits Times/ANN): New Covid-19 infections stood at 747 cases on Sunday, down from 1,761 on Saturday (Nov 27) and falling below the 1,000 mark for the first time since Sept 20.

The Covid-19 weekly infection growth rate was at 0.69, down from 0.75 on Saturday, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in its daily update.

This is the 16th day in a row that the growth rate is below one.

The intensive care unit (ICU) utilisation rate was at 57.4 per cent on Sunday, up from 56.6 per cent on Saturday.

There were 11 people aged between 67 and 98 who died of complications linked to Covid-19, MOH said. All of them had various underlying medical conditions, it added, without giving further details.

The latest deaths take the total number of fatalities in Singapore to 701.

The new infections comprised 719 cases in the community, 25 in migrant worker dormitories and three imported cases.

The total number of cases in Singapore now stands at 262,383. - The Straits Times/ANN

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