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23-year-old and 34-year-old among 15 Covid-19 deaths; 2,932 new cases in S'pore


SINGAPORE – Singapore’s Covid-19 death toll has crossed the 200 mark, following the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) update on Thursday (Oct 14) that 15 more Singaporeans have died from complications linked to the disease.

They include a 23-year-old individual who had been partially vaccinated against the virus and a 34-year-old person who was unvaccinated.

Both had multiple underlying medical conditions, said MOH.

The remaining 13 people were aged between 60 and 89 years old.

Of these, eight had been unvaccinated against Covid-19 and five were vaccinated. All had underlying conditions.

This brings the number of Covid-19 deaths reported in the first two weeks of October to 112 – more than half the current death toll of 207 here.

Thursday is the 25th day in a row that deaths from the virus were reported.

There were 2,932 new Covid-19 infections reported in total, MOH said, comprising 2,412 new cases in the community, 517 in migrant worker dormitories and three imported cases.

The total number of cases in Singapore now stands at 138,327.

Read the full MOH press release here.





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