Singapore reports 2,162 new COVID-19 cases

SINGAPORE, June 6– Singapore reported 2,162 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total tally to 1,321,146.. Of the new cases, 215 cases were detected through polymerase chain reaction tests and 1,947 through antigen rapid test tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health. Among the PCR cases, 200 were local transmissions and 15 were…

SINGAPORE, June 6 (Xinhua) — Singapore reported 2,162 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total tally to 1,321,146.

Of the new cases, 215 cases were detected through polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests and 1,947 through antigen rapid test (ART) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.

Among the PCR cases, 200 were local transmissions and 15 were imported cases. Among the ART cases with mild symptoms and assessed to be of low risk, 1,841 were local transmissions and 106 were imported cases.

A total of 259 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with nine cases in intensive care units.

No death was reported from COVID-19 on Monday, keeping the total death toll at 1,393, according to the ministry. Enditem

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