Singapore reported 16,274 new Covid-19 cases as of 12pm on Saturday (Mar. 5).
Here’s a breakdown of the cases:
Locally transmitted cases: 16,120
Imported cases: 154
The country has recorded 819,663 Covid-19 cases and 1,073 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
New infections detected via ART: 14,070 (13,953 local cases + 117 imported cases)
Weekly infection growth rate: 0.95 (lower than 0.97 the day before)
A figure below 1 indicates that the number of new weekly Covid-19 cases is falling.
Patients in hospital: 1,559
Requiring oxygen supplementation: 191
In ICU: 48
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