WEEKLY INFECTION GROWTH RATE
The weekly infection growth rate dropped to 0.72 from Wednesday’s 0.75. This refers to the ratio of community cases for the past week over the week before. It has stayed below 1 for 13 consecutive days.
The daily case count on Thursday was down from the 2,079 infections reported on Wednesday.
Among the new cases, 1,259 are locally transmitted, comprising 1,228 infections in the community and 31 in migrant workers’ dormitories.
The remaining 16 are imported cases, MOH said in its daily update released to the media at about 11.10pm.
As of Thursday, Singapore has reported 258,785 COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.