18 Singaporeans die from Covid-19 complications; 3,862 new infections

SINGAPORE – Eighteen Singaporeans, aged 55 to 96, have died from complications linked to Covid-19, taking Singapore’s death toll to 264.

Sixteen were men and two were women, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Wednesday (Oct 20).

Nine were vaccinated, eight were unvaccinated, and one was partially vaccinated.

All except one unvaccinated case had underlying medical conditions, MOH said in its daily update, without giving further details.

Wednesday was the 31st day in a row that deaths from Covid-19 were reported.

There were 3,862 new Covid-19 infections in total, MOH said, with 3,221 new cases in the community, 630 in migrant worker dormitories and 11 imported cases.

The local cases included 568 people above 60 years old.

The total number of cases in Singapore now stands at 158,587.

Read the full MOH press release here.

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