SINGAPORE, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 2,426 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the country's total tally to 1,867,168.

Of the new cases, 241 cases were detected through polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests and 2,185 through antigen rapid tests (ART), according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.

Among the PCR cases, 212 were local transmissions and 29 were imported cases. Among the ART cases with mild symptoms and assessed to be of low risk, there were 1,954 local transmissions and 231 imported cases, respectively.

A total of 210 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with nine cases in intensive care units.

Two death was reported from COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total death toll to 1,604, the ministry said.