Singapore reports lowest number of cases since March

SINGAPORE (BERNAMA) – Singapore reported six positive COVID-19 cases yesterday, the lowest since early March.

In its brief data released yesterday, the republic’s Ministry of Health said the new cases include one in the community and four imported.

The latest developments take the total infection tally for the republic to 57,800.

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

As of Friday, the ministry has classified 1,085 of the reported cases as imported, 2,253 as community cases and 54,456 involving dorm residents. The ministry said 57,534 cases had fully recovered and 48 confirmed cases remain hospitalised but none in the intensive care unit.

Meanwhile, 185 patients who have mild symptoms or are clinically well but still tested positive for COVID-19 have been isolated and are being cared for at community facilities.

To date, 27 people have died from complications due to COVID-19 in the republic, with the first two deaths reported on March 21.

No new clusters were identified yesterday. Singapore reported its first COVID-19 positive case on January 23.