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  • Treyfish
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    68-year-old Indonesian dies of Covid-19, in fourth such death in Singapore
    The Ministry of Health has confirmed that a patient has died from complications due to Covid-19 infection on April 2, 2020.ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO
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    Jean Iau


    SINGAPORE - A Covid-19 patient has died on Thursday (April 2), Singapore's fourth death from the coronavirus.

    The Ministry of Health has confirmed that a patient has died from complications due to Covid-19 infection on Thursday at 6.43am.

    He was a 68-year-old male Indonesian national who was a Singapore Work Pass holder, and had been in Indonesia from 20 January to 16 March...
    http://www.straitstimes.com/singapor...h-in-singapore

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news...-home-12598556

    Number of COVID-19 cases in Singapore reach 1,000; old age home among 2 new clusters identified
    01 Apr 2020 09:56PM
    (Updated: 01 Apr 2020 10:01PM)


    SINGAPORE: A total of 74 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Singapore on Wednesday (Apr 1), the highest daily increase to date, bringing the national total to 1,000 infections...

    ...A total of 245 cases have fully recovered and have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation services. Of the 457 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving.

    A total of 24 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit while 291 cases who are clinically well but still test positive for COVID-19 are isolated and cared for at Concord International Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Gleneagles Hospital and the Community Isolation Facility at D’Resort NTUC...

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news...ar-31-12593978

    47 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, including 31 local cases
    31 Mar 2020 08:01PM
    (Updated: 31 Mar 2020 09:04PM)


    SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 47 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday (Mar 31), bringing the total number to 926.

    Of the cases confirmed on Tuesday, 31 are local cases with 13 linked to existing clusters or other individuals. Eighteen remain unlinked.

    Sixteen cases are imported, including eight that had travelled to the United Kingdom. The rest of the imported cases had travelled to Australia, Canada, Denmark and Indonesia. One long-term pass holder had travelled to Malaysia.

    All but one of the new cases are Singaporeans or permanent residents.

    Of the 420 patients who are still in hospital, 22 are critically ill in the intensive care unit, said Health Minister Gan Kim Yong. A total of 208 patients have been discharged from acute care and 295 have been transferred to "step-down facilities", he added...

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: https://www.moh.gov.sg/news-highligh...tion-confirmed


    16 More Cases Discharged; 35 New Cases of Covid-19 Infection Confirmed





    30th Mar 2020


    16 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities (Cases 203, 228, 321, 357, 398, 629, 210, 239, 247, 253, 263, 280, 345, 376, 466 and 486). In all, 228 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged.

    2. As of 30 March 2020, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified an additional 35 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, of which nine are imported and 26 are local cases who have no recent travel history abroad.
    • The nine imported cases[1] had travel history to Europe, North America, South America, Middle East and ASEAN.
    • 12 cases[2] are linked to previous cases or clusters.
    • 14 cases[3] are currently unlinked, and contact tracing is ongoing.

    Links between previous cases found

    3. Further epidemiological investigations and contact tracing have uncovered links between previously announced and new cases. This was made possible with the assistance of the Singapore Police Force.
    a) 47 of the confirmed cases (Cases 94, 96, 107, 112, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 120, 121, 122, 125, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 133, 134, 137, 139, 140, 142, 144, 145, 146, 148, 149, 150, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 164, 166, 174, 179, 185, 186, 196, 201, 218 and 224) are linked to a private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong on 15 February. Two (Cases 142 and 144) are linked to boulder+ Gym and Church of Singapore (Bukit Timah).
    i. Six of the confirmed cases (Cases 142, 162, 163, 305, 345 and 443) are linked to boulder+ Gym (12 Kallang Avenue).
    ii. Five of the confirmed cases (Cases 144, 208, 214, 235 and 283) are linked to the Church of Singapore (Bukit Timah) (2B Hindhede Road).

    b) Three of the confirmed cases (Cases 183, 252 and 310) are linked to Masjid Al-Muttaqin (5140 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6).

    c) 26 of the confirmed cases[4] are linked to a cluster at PCF Sparkletots Preschool @ Fengshan Blk 126 (126 Bedok North Street 2). 16 of the cases[5] are staff at the preschool, and 10[6] are family members of Case 601.

    d) Eight of the confirmed cases (Cases 556, 618, 626, 662, 686, 713, 729 and 761) are linked to a cluster at Dover Court International School (301 Dover Road). Seven are staff at the school and Case 729 is a contact of Case 618.

    e) Five of the confirmed cases (Cases 581, 689, 724, 740 and 796) are linked to a cluster at SingPost Centre (10 Eunos Road 8).

    f) Three of the confirmed cases (Cases 745, 802 and 810) are linked to a cluster at The Wedding Brocade (1 Yishun Industrial Street 1).

    g) Four of the confirmed cases (Cases 826, 829, 852 and 860) are linked to a new cluster at S11 Dormitory @ Punggol (2 Seletar North Link).

    h) Seven of the confirmed cases (Cases 439, 678, 793, 818, 848, 864 and 873) are linked to a new cluster at Wilby Residences (25 Wilby Road).

    i) Five of the confirmed cases (Cases 192, 556, 657, 670 and 813) are linked to a new cluster at Hero’s (69 Circular Road).

    4. Contact tracing is underway for 79 locally transmitted cases to establish any links to previous cases or travel history to affected countries or regions.

    5. Please refer to the Annex for a summary of the confirmed cases.

    Cases from public healthcare sector

    6. Case 853 is a 20 year-old male Malaysian national who is a Singapore Work Pass holder, and had been in Malaysia from 16 March to 17 March. He reported onset of symptoms on 28 March, and subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on 29 March afternoon. He is currently warded in an isolation room at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases.

    7. He is employed as a porter at NCID, and had not gone to work after onset of symptoms.

    Update on condition of confirmed cases

    8. To date, a total of 228 cases have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities.

    9. Of the 420 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving. 19 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit. 228 cases who are clinically well but still test positive for COVID-19 are isolated and cared for at Concord International Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Gleneagles Hospital and the Community Isolation Facility at D’Resort NTUC. Three have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.

    Update on contact tracing for confirmed cases

    10. Contact tracing for the confirmed cases is ongoing. Once identified, MOH will closely monitor all close contacts. As a precautionary measure, they will be quarantined for 14 days from their last exposure to the patient. In addition, all other identified contacts who have a low risk of being infected will be under active surveillance, and will be contacted daily to monitor their health status.

    11. As of 30 March 2020, 12pm, MOH has identified 12,984 close contacts who have been quarantined. Of these, 4,737 are currently quarantined, and 8,247 have completed their quarantine.

    [1] Cases 847, 851, 857, 858, 862, 871, 872, 874 and 877.

    [2] Cases 845, 848, 849, 852, 860, 861, 863, 864, 865, 867, 870 and 873.

    [3] Cases 846, 850, 853, 854, 855, 856, 859, 866, 868, 869, 875, 876, 878 and 879.
    [4] Cases 516, 521, 566, 567, 572, 583, 584, 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 609, 610, 612, 614, 617, 624, 638, 660, 705, 706, 707, 708, 716 and 746.

    [5] Cases 516, 583, 584, 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 609, 610, 612, 614, 617, 624, 660 and 716.

    [6] Cases 521, 566, 567, 572, 638, 705, 706, 707, 708 and 746.












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  • Shiloh
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    Source: https://www.straitstimes.com/singapo...a-dormitory-at

    ...In total, 26 of the 35 cases on Monday were local cases with no recent travel history abroad. There were nine imported cases.

    There are now 879 cases in Singapore.

    A further 16 cases have now been discharged from hospitals and community isolation facilities. To date, 228 cases have fully recovered. Of the 420 still in hospital, 19 are in critical condition...

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: https://www.moh.gov.sg/news-highligh...tion-confirmed


    14 more cases discharged; 42 new cases of COVID-19 infection confirmed





    29th Mar 2020


    1. 14 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities (Cases 206, 314, 330, 346, 382, 426, 434, 502, 593, 601, 252, 269, 374 and 423). In all, 212 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged.

    2. As of 29 March 2020, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified an additional 42 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, of which 24 are imported and 18 are local cases who have no recent travel history abroad.

    • The 24 imported cases1 had travel history to Europe, North America, Middle East, ASEAN and other parts of Asia.

    • Eight cases2 are linked to previous cases.

    • 10 cases3 are currently unlinked, and contact tracing is ongoing.

    3. All Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long Term Pass holders returning to Singapore are issued a 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN). From 25 March, 2359 hours, UK and US returnees will serve their 14-day SHN in dedicated facilities. The SHN requirements will be strictly enforced so as to reduce the risk of community transmission from imported cases.

    Links between previous cases found

    4. Further epidemiological investigations and contact tracing have uncovered links between previously announced and new cases. This was made possible with the assistance of the Singapore Police Force.

    a) 47 of the confirmed cases (Cases 94, 96, 107, 112, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 120, 121, 122, 125, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 133, 134, 137, 139, 140, 142, 144, 145, 146, 148, 149, 150, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 164, 166, 174, 179, 185, 186, 196, 201, 218 and 224) are linked to a private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong on 15 February. Two (Cases 142 and 144) are linked to boulder+ Gym and Church of Singapore (Bukit Timah).

    i. Six of the confirmed cases (Cases 142, 162, 163, 305, 345 and 443) are linked to boulder+ Gym (12 Kallang Avenue).

    ii. Five of the confirmed cases (Cases 144, 208, 214, 235 and 283) are linked to the Church of Singapore (Bukit Timah) (2B Hindhede Road).

    b) Three of the confirmed cases (Cases 183, 252 and 310) are linked to Masjid Al-Muttaqin (5140 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6).

    c) 26 of the confirmed cases4 are linked to a cluster at PCF Sparkletots Preschool @ Fengshan Blk 126 (126 Bedok North Street 2). 16 of the cases5 are staff at the preschool, and 106 are family members of Case 601.

    d) Eight of the confirmed cases (Cases 556, 618, 626, 662, 686, 713, 729 and 761) are linked to a cluster at Dover Court International School (301 Dover Road). Seven are staff at the school and Case 729 is a contact of Case 618.

    e) Five of the confirmed cases (Cases 581, 689, 724, 740 and 796) are linked to a cluster at SingPost Centre (10 Eunos Road 8).

    f) Three of the confirmed cases (Cases 745, 802 and 810) are linked to a new cluster at The Wedding Brocade (1 Yishun Industrial Street 1).

    5. Contact tracing is underway for 71 locally transmitted cases to establish any links to previous cases or travel history to affected countries or regions.

    6. Please refer to the Annex for a summary of the confirmed cases.

    Cases from public healthcare sector

    7. Case 741 (announced on 28 March) is a 42 year-old Singapore Permanent Resident who has no travel history to affected countries or regions. She reported onset of symptoms on 24 March, and subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on 27 March afternoon. She is currently warded in an isolation room at Sengkang General Hospital.

    8. She is employed as a nurse at Sengkang General Hospital. Prior to hospital admission, she had gone to work. Contact tracing is ongoing.

    Update on condition of confirmed cases

    9. To date, a total of 212 cases have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities.

    10. Of the 423 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving. 19 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit. 206 cases who are clinically well but still test positive for COVID-19 are isolated and cared for at Concord International Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Gleneagles Hospital and the Community Isolation Facility at D’Resort NTUC. Three have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.

    Update on contact tracing for confirmed cases

    11. Contact tracing for the confirmed cases is ongoing. Once identified, MOH will closely monitor all close contacts. As a precautionary measure, they will be quarantined for 14 days from their last exposure to the patient. In addition, all other identified contacts who have a low risk of being infected will be under active surveillance, and will be contacted daily to monitor their health status.

    12. As of 29 March 2020, 12pm, MOH has identified 11,779 close contacts who have been quarantined. Of these, 4,178 are currently quarantined, and 7,601 have completed their quarantine.


    MINISTRY OF HEALTH
    29 MARCH 2020


    [1] Cases 803, 804, 805, 806, 814, 815, 817, 819, 822, 825, 827, 828, 830, 831, 832, 833, 834, 835, 837, 838, 840, 841, 842 and 843.

    [2] Cases 809, 810, 811, 816, 826, 829, 836 and 839.

    [3] Cases 807, 808, 812, 813, 818, 820, 821, 823, 824, 829 and 844.

    [4] Cases 516, 521, 566, 567, 572, 583, 584, 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 609, 610, 612, 614, 617, 624, 638, 660, 705, 706, 707, 708, 716 and 746.

    [5] Cases 516, 583, 584, 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 609, 610, 612, 614, 617, 624, 660 and 716.

    [6] Cases 521, 566, 567, 572, 638, 705, 706, 707, 708 and 746.






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  • Shiloh
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    Source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/covid-19-s...120719809.html

    COVID-19: Singapore confirms 42 new cases, total 844
    Staff Writer, Singapore
    Editorial Team
    Yahoo News Singapore29 March 2020

    SINGAPORE — The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Sunday (29 March) announced 42 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, taking the country’s total to 844.

    Of the new cases, 24 are imported and 18 are local cases who have no recent travel history abroad:

    the 24 imported cases had travel history to Europe, North America, the Middle East, ASEAN and other parts of Asia....

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  • kiwibird
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    https://www.moh.gov.sg/news-highligh...d-19-infection

    29TH MAR 2020


    The Ministry of Health has confirmed that a patient has passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection on 29 March 2020 at 12.12pm. He was a 70 year-old male Singapore Citizen with no recent travel history to affected countries and regions.

    2. He was admitted to Singapore General Hospital (SGH) on 29 February, and was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 2 March. He had been cared for in the intensive care unit (ICU) since then. He developed serious complications and eventually succumbed to the infection after 27 days in the ICU.He had a history of hypertension and hyperlipidaemia.

    3. SGH has reached out to his family and is extending assistance to them.

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: https://www.moh.gov.sg/news-highligh...tion-confirmed

    15 More Cases Discharged, 70 New Cases of COVID-19 Infection Confirmed






    28th Mar 2020


    15 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities (Cases 213, 302, 351, 406, 461, 117, 173, 165, 217, 236, 241, 256, 264, 281 and 296). In all, 198 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged.

    2. As of 28 March 2020, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified an additional 70 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, of which 41 are imported and 29 are local cases who have no recent travel history abroad.
    • The 41 imported cases1 had travel history to Europe, North America, ASEAN and other parts of Asia.
    • 15 cases2 are linked to clusters or previous cases.
    • 14 cases3 are currently unlinked, and contact tracing is ongoing.

    3. All Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long Term Pass holders returning to Singapore are issued a 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN). From 25 March, 2359 hours, UK and US returnees will serve their 14-day SHN in dedicated facilities. The SHN requirements will be strictly enforced so as to reduce the risk of community transmission from imported cases.

    Links between previous cases found
    4. Further epidemiological investigations and contact tracing have uncovered links between previously announced and new cases. This was made possible with the assistance of the Singapore Police Force.
    a) 14 of the confirmed cases (Cases 93, 95, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 108 and 110) are linked to Wizlearn Technologies Pte Ltd.
    b) 47 of the confirmed cases (Cases 94, 96, 107, 112, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 120, 121, 122, 125, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 133, 134, 137, 139, 140, 142, 144, 145, 146, 148, 149, 150, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 164, 166, 174, 179, 185, 186, 196, 201, 218 and 224) are linked to a private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong on 15 February. Two (Cases 142 and 144) are linked to boulder+ Gym and Church of Singapore (Bukit Timah).
    i. Six of the confirmed cases (Cases 142, 162, 163, 305, 345 and 443) are linked to boulder+ Gym (12 Kallang Avenue).
    ii. Five of the confirmed cases (Cases 144, 208, 214, 235 and 283) are linked to the Church of Singapore (Bukit Timah) (2B Hindhede Road).
    c) Three of the confirmed cases (Cases 183, 252 and 310) are linked to Masjid Al-Muttaqin (5140 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6).
    d) 26 of the confirmed cases4 are linked to a cluster at PCF Sparkletots Preschool @ Fengshan Blk 126 (126 Bedok North Street 2). 16 of the cases5 are staff at the preschool, and 106 are family members of Case 601
    e) Eight of the confirmed cases (Cases 556, 618, 626, 662, 686, 713, 729 and 761) are linked to a cluster at Dover Court International School (301 Dover Road). Seven are staff at the school, and Case 729 is a contact of Case 618.
    f) Five of the confirmed cases (Cases 581, 689, 724, 740 and 796) are linked to a new cluster at SingPost Centre (10 Eunos Road 8).
    5. Contact tracing is underway for 67 locally transmitted cases to establish any links to previous cases or travel history to affected countries or regions.
    6. Please refer to the Annex for a summary of the confirmed cases.

    Update on condition of confirmed cases
    7. To date, a total of 198 cases have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities.
    8. Of the 420 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving. 19 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit. 182 cases who are clinically well but still test positive for COVID-19 are isolated and cared for at Concord International Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Gleneagles Hospital and the Community Isolation Facility at D’Resort NTUC. Two have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.

    Update on contact tracing for confirmed cases
    9. Contact tracing for the confirmed cases is ongoing. Once identified, MOH will closely monitor all close contacts. As a precautionary measure, they will be quarantined for 14 days from their last exposure to the patient. In addition, all other identified contacts who have a low risk of being infected will be under active surveillance, and will be contacted daily to monitor their health status.
    10. As of 28 March 2020, 12pm, MOH has identified 10,875 close contacts who have been quarantined. Of these, 3,640 are currently quarantined, and 7,235 have completed their quarantine.


    MINISTRY OF HEALTH
    28 MARCH 2020

    1 Cases 733,735,736,737,738,739, 743, 744, 749, 750, 751, 752, 753, 754, 755, 758, 759,760, 762, 763, 766, 769, 770, 771,772,774,775,776, 777, 778, 781, 782, 783, 784, 785, 786, 787, 790, 794, 798 and 800.
    2 Cases 734, 740, 746, 761, 795, 796, 797, 799, 779, 780, 789, 791, 792, 793 and 801.
    3 Cases 741, 742, 745, 747, 748, 756, 757, 764, 765, 767, 768, 773, 788 and 802.
    4 Cases 516, 521, 566, 567, 572, 583, 584, 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 609, 610, 612, 614, 617, 624, 638, 660, 705, 706, 707, 708, 716 and 746.
    5 Cases 516, 583, 584, 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 609, 610, 612, 614, 617, 624, 660 and 716.
    6 Cases 521, 566, 567, 572, 638, 705, 706, 707, 708 and 746.










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  • kiwibird
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    https://www.gov.sg/features/covid-19
    As of 27 March 2020, 11 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospital. To date, 183 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospital.

    Separately, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified an additional 49 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, of which 22 are imported and 27 are local cases who have no recent travel history abroad.

    Of these:
    • 22 imported cases had travel history to Europe, North America and ASEAN. All except two were returning residents and Long Term Pass holders.
    • 18 cases are linked to clusters or previous cases.
    • 9 cases are currently unlinked, and contact tracing is ongoing.

    On the 432 confirmed cases who are still hospitalised, most are in stable or improving condition. 17 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

    115 cases who are clinically well but still test positive for COVID-19 are isolated and cared for at Concord International Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital and the Community Isolation Facility at D’Resort NTUC.

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: https://mothership.sg/2020/03/march-27-covid-19-update/

    49 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in S’pore, new cluster of 3 cases at SingPost Centre
    The total number of Covid-19 cases in Singapore has now exceeded 700.
    Jason Fan | March 27, 09:33 pm

    The Ministry of Health (MOH) has on Friday (Mar. 27) reported 49 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the total number of cases here to 732.

    Of the 49 cases, 22 are imported, while 27 are local cases...

    ...Meanwhile, a further 11 cases were discharged, taking the total number of discharged cases to 183. There remain 17 cases in the intensive care unit, however...

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  • kiwibird
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    SINGAPORE - Singapore announced 52 new coronavirus cases on Thursday (March 26), with 28 of the new patients contracting the virus overseas.

    All except two of the 28 were returning residents or long-term pass holders who had travelled to Europe, North America, Middle East or other parts of Asia.

    The remaining 24 cases were locally transmitted and 10 were linked to existing clusters or previous cases. Of these, two were linked to the new cluster at the PCF Sparkletots pre-school in Fengshan, and one was linked to the new cluster at Dover Court International School.
    https://www.straitstimes.com/singapo...-from-overseas

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  • kiwibird
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    https://www.gov.sg/features/covid-19


    As of 25 March 2020, five more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospital (Cases 82, 141, 154, 435 and 450). To date, 160 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospital.

    Separately, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified an additional 38 imported and 35 local cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.

    Of these:
    • 38 imported cases had travel history to Europe, North America, ASEAN and other parts of Asia. All except one were returning residents and Long Term Pass holders.
    • 27 cases are linked to clusters or previous cases.
    • 8 cases are currently unlinked, and contact tracing is ongoing.

    On the 404 confirmed cases who are still hospitalised, most are in stable or improving condition. 17 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

    65 cases who are clinically well but still test positive for COVID-19 have been transferred to Concord International Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital and the Community Isolation Facility at D’Resort NTUC for isolation and care.

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: https://www.moh.gov.sg/news-highligh...tion-confirmed


    Five more cases discharged; 73 new cases of COVID-19 infection confirmed





    25th Mar 2020


    Five more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospital (Cases 82, 141, 154, 435 and 450). In all, 160 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospital.
    2. As of 25 March 2020, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified an additional 38 imported and 35 local cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
    • The 38 imported cases1 had travel history to Europe, North America, ASEAN and other parts of Asia. All except one were returning residents and Long Term Pass holders.
    • 27 cases2 are linked to clusters or previous cases.
    • Eight cases3 are currently unlinked, and contact tracing is ongoing.
    3. All Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long Term Pass holders returning to Singapore are issued a 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN). From 25 March, 2359 hours, UK and US returnees will serve their 14-day SHN in dedicated facilities. The SHN requirements will be strictly enforced so as to reduce the risk of community transmission from imported cases.

    Links between previous cases found
    4. Further epidemiological investigations and contact tracing have uncovered links between previously announced and new cases. This was made possible with the assistance of the Singapore Police Force.
    a) 14 of the confirmed cases (Cases 93, 95, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 108 and 110) are linked to Wizlearn Technologies Pte Ltd.

    b) 47 of the confirmed cases (Cases 94, 96, 107, 112, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 120, 121, 122, 125, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 133, 134, 137, 139, 140, 142, 144, 145, 146, 148, 149, 150, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 164, 166, 174, 179, 185, 186, 196, 201, 218 and 224) are linked to a private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong on 15 February. Two (Cases 142 and 144) are linked to boulder+ Gym and Church of Singapore (Bukit Timah).
    i. Six of the confirmed cases (Cases 142, 162, 163, 305, 345 and 443) are linked to boulder+ Gym (12 Kallang Avenue).
    ii. Five of the confirmed cases (Cases 144, 208, 214, 235 and 283) are linked to the Church of Singapore (Bukit Timah) (2B Hindhede Road).
    c) Three of the confirmed cases (Cases 183, 252 and 310) are linked to Masjid Al-Muttaqin (5140 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6).
    d) 18 of the confirmed cases (Cases 516, 521, 566, 567, 572, 583, 584, 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 609, 610, 612, 614, 617 and 624) are linked to a new cluster at PCF Sparkletots Preschool @ Fengshan Blk 126 (126 Bedok North Street 2). 14 of the cases are staff at the preschool, and four (Cases 521, 566, 567, and 572) are family members of Case 601.
    e) Three of the confirmed cases (Cases 556, 618 and 626) are linked to a new cluster at Dover Court International School (301 Dover Road). All three are staff at the school.
    5. Contact tracing is underway for 44 locally transmitted cases to establish any links to previous cases or travel history to affected countries or regions.
    6. Please refer to the Annex for a summary of the confirmed cases.

    Update on condition of confirmed cases
    7. To date, a total of 160 cases have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospital. Of the 404 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving. 17 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit. 65 cases who are clinically well but still test positive for COVID-19 have been transferred to Concord International Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital and the Community Isolation Facility at D’Resort NTUC for isolation and care. Two have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.

    Update on contact tracing for confirmed cases
    8. Contact tracing for the confirmed cases is ongoing. Once identified, MOH will closely monitor all close contacts. As a precautionary measure, they will be quarantined for 14 days from their last exposure to the patient. In addition, all other identified contacts who have a low risk of being infected will be under active surveillance, and will be contacted daily to monitor their health status.
    9. As of 25 March 2020, 12pm, MOH has identified 8,930 close contacts who have been quarantined. Of these, 2,643 are currently quarantined, and 6,287 have completed their quarantine.

    MINISTRY OF HEALTH
    25 MARCH 2020
    1 Cases 559, 560, 561, 562, 563, 564, 565, 568, 569, 571, 574, 575, 576, 579, 582, 587, 588, 590, 591, 592, 593, 595, 596, 599, 600, 607, 608, 611, 613, 615, 616, 620, 622, 623, 625, 627, 628 and 629.
    2 Cases 566, 567, 572, 570, 577, 578, 580, 583, 584, 585, 597, 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 609, 610, 612, 614, 617, 618, 619, 624, 626, 630 and 631.
    3 Cases 573, 581, 586, 589, 594, 598, 606 and 621.







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    Singapore reports 73 new COVID-19 cases, new cluster involving PCF Sparkletots centre linked to 18 cases
    25 Mar 2020 10:05PM
    (Updated: 25 Mar 2020 10:12PM)


    SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 73 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday (Mar 25) and announced a new cluster involving the PAP Community Foundation (PCF) Sparkletots centre in Fengshan, which is linked to 18 cases in total.

    The latest cases bring Singapore's total number of COVID-19 cases to 631, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in a press release...

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