Singapore reports 3,002 new Covid-19 cases


Singapore, Jan 25 : Singapore reported 3,002 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, bringing the total tally to 316,774. Of the new cases reported on Monday, 1,365 cases were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 1,637 through antigen rapid test (ART), according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health. Among the PCR cases, 994 were local transmissions and 371 were imported cases. Among the ART cases with mild symptoms and assessed to be of low risk, there were 1,630 local transmissions and seven imported cases, respectively, Xinhua news agency reported. A total of 478 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 11 cases in intensive care units. /IANS


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