Singapore records 15 new COVID-19 cases

SINGAPORE (BERNAMA) – Singapore which is already working on a road map for the third and final phase of re-opening of its economy and social activities, has preliminarily confirmed 15 new cases of COVID-19 infection in the past 24 hours.

With the latest developments, it takes the total infection tally for the republic to 57,654.

In its brief data released yesterday, the republic’s Ministry of Health said there were five imported cases who had all been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.

“Based on our investigations so far, there are no cases in the community,” it said.

The ministry said it was still working through the details of the cases and further updates would be issued.

In the full data released late on Wednesday, the ministry classified 1,029 of the reported cases as imported, 2,244 as community cases and 54,366 involving dorm residents.

A total of 57,291 cases had fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities, while 36 confirmed cases remain hospitalised but none in the intensive care unit.

Meanwhile, 285 patients who have mild symptoms or clinically well but still tested positive for COVID-19 have been isolated.