Singapore's daily local cases triple to 13,000

Singapore's daily local cases triple to 13,000

A statue of a kingfisher is displayed in Gardens by the Bay, as the Marina Bay Sands resort and hotel is seen in the background in Singapore on Jan 13, 2022. (Photo: AFP)
A statue of a kingfisher is displayed in Gardens by the Bay, as the Marina Bay Sands resort and hotel is seen in the background in Singapore on Jan 13, 2022. (Photo: AFP)

Singapore reported a record 13,046 local coronavirus infections on Friday, triple the previous day's tally.

Singapore has recorded 85,357 cases of the virus over the last 28 days, but 99.7% of them had no or mild symptoms.

The country has fully vaccinated 89% of the total population against Covid-19, while 59% have received boosters shots.

Authorities have previously warned that daily cases could rise to as many 15,000 due to the highly transmissible Omicron variant.


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