SINGAPORE, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 5,934 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total tally to 1,942,204.
Of the new cases, 515 were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 5,419 through ART (antigen rapid test) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.
Among the PCR cases, 491 were local transmissions and 24 were imported cases. Among the ART cases with mild symptoms and assessed to be of low risk, there were 5,219 local transmissions and 200 imported cases.
A total of 365 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 13 in intensive care units.
The country reported three new deaths from COVID-19 on Friday, lifting the total death toll to 1,628.