– Singapore reported 1,472 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday, bringing the total tally in the country to 297,549.

Of the new cases, 1,133 were in the community, and 339 were imported cases, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Among the new cases, 1,001 were confirmed to have contracted the Omicron variant of COVID-19, with 952 local and 49 imported cases, respectively.

A total of 306 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 14 cases being critically ill and intubated in the ICU.

One death was reported yesterday, bringing the death toll in Singapore to 854, the ministry said.

Source: NAM News Network