Singapore reports 2,218 new Covid-19 cases on Friday (Sept 20)

SINGAPORE, Sept. 9 (Xinhua): Singapore reported 2,218 new cases of Covid-19 on Friday, bringing the total tally to 1,856,673.

Of the new cases, 234 cases were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 1,984 through ART (antigen rapid test) tests, according to statistics released by the ministry of health.

Among the PCR cases, 205 were local transmissions and 29 were imported cases.

Among the ART cases with mild symptoms and assessed to be of low risk, there were 1,777 local transmissions and 207 imported cases.

A total of 239 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with nine cases in intensive care units.

One death was reported from Covid-19 on Friday, bringing the total death toll to 1,602, the ministry said. - Xinhua

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