WEEKLY INFECTION GROWTH RATE
The weekly infection growth rate increased slightly to 0.78 from Friday’s 0.77.
The figure refers to the ratio of community cases for the past week over the week before. It has stayed below 1 for eight consecutive days.
The daily case count on Saturday is up from the 1,734 infections reported on Friday.
Among the new cases, 1,925 are locally transmitted, comprising 1,867 infections in the community and 58 cases in migrant workers’ dormitories.
The remaining six are imported cases, MOH said in its daily update released to the media at about 11.30pm.
As of Saturday, Singapore has reported 250,518 COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.