SINGAPORE, July 25 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 5,551 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total tally to 1,664,707.

Of the new cases, 434 cases were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 5,117 through ART (antigen rapid test) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.

Among the PCR cases, 407 were local transmissions and 27 were imported cases. Among the ART cases with mild symptoms and assessed to be of low risk, there were 4,951 local transmissions and 166 imported cases.

A total of 757 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 19 cases in intensive care units.

Seven death was reported from COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total death toll to 1,483, the ministry said.