715 new Covid-19 cases and 8 more deaths in Singapore
Singapore reported 715 new Covid-19 cases and eight more deaths from the coronavirus as of noon on Tuesday (Dec 7).
The Ministry of Health (MOH) did not provide any details on the latest fatalities on its website. On Monday, MOH said it would stop issuing daily press releases on infection statistics from Tuesday.
Tuesday's daily case count is up from the 662 infections reported on Monday.
The locally transmitted cases comprise 700 infections in the community and five cases in migrant workers' dormitories.
The remaining 10 cases are imported, according to data on the MOH website.
The intensive care unit (ICU) utilisation rate is at 53.3 per cent, up from 48 per cent on Monday.
There are 827 patients in hospital, with 146 requiring oxygen supplementation. In the ICU, 12 cases need close monitoring and 43 cases are critically ill.