SINGAPORE: There is “no evidence of a new wave” despite the recent improve in COVID-19 instances in the group, Health Minister Ong Ye Kung mentioned on Thursday (May 12).
Describing the recent pattern as an “uptick” in instances, Mr Ong mentioned in a Facebook publish “community cases are rising, but not doubling every few days”.
“The rise is also expected, given that we opened up social activities almost fully since Apr 26,” he added.
Most of the COVID-19 instances confirmed delicate signs and get well “uneventfully” at residence, mentioned Mr Ong, including that the hospitals and intensive care items are additionally not seeing a rise in extreme instances.
“With strong resilience to the virus due to vaccinations and recovery from past infections, we should be able to see through this uptick of cases, without any adjustments to current safe management measures,” he mentioned.
Mr Ong added that Singapore will proceed to observe the scenario intently, “as things can change very quickly, especially if a new variant was to emerge”.
“So even as we enjoy this period of respite, we must not let our guard down and should continue to exercise personal and social responsibility at all times,” he mentioned.
Singapore reported 3,890 COVID-19 instances on Wednesday.
Vaccination-differentiated safe-management measures (VDS) had been faraway from all settings from Apr 26, besides at F&B shops, nightlife institutions the place dancing is an exercise, in addition to occasions with greater than 500 individuals.
Singapore’s vaccination protection at the moment stands at 96 per cent of its eligible inhabitants.
In Parliament on Monday, Mr Ong additionally suggested the general public to not delete their TraceTogether apps or discard their tokens because the nation will step up its vaccinated-differentiated protected administration measures if crucial.
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Source : channelnewsasia.com