SINGAPORE, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 5,106 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total tally to 1,714,056.

Of the new cases, 650 cases were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 4,456 through ART (antigen rapid test) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.

Among the PCR cases, 616 were local transmissions and 34 were imported cases. Among the ART cases with mild symptoms and assessed to be of low risk, there were 4,297 local transmissions and 159 imported cases.

A total of 698 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 15 cases in intensive care units.

Three more deaths were reported from COVID-19 on Sunday, raising the total death toll to 1,500, the ministry said.