JUST IN: Singapore reports 52 new cases of COVID19, 2 linked to PCF Sparkletots cluster; 14 cases currently unlinked
SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 52 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday (Mar 26), bringing the total number of cases to 683. A total of 28 cases are ...The PAP Community Foundation (PCF) Sparkletots centre in Fengshan. (Photo: Try Sutrisno Foo) 26 Mar 2020 09:09PM Share this content Bookmark SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 52 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday (Mar 26), bringing the total number of cases to 683. A total of 28 cases are imported, while 24 are local cases, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in a press release. Advertisement Advertisement The imported cases had travelled to Europe, North America, Middle East, ASEAN and other parts of Asia. All except two were returning residents and long-term pass holders, MOH added. Ten cases are linked to clusters or previous cases while 14 cases are currently unlinked. In its daily update, MOH said two of the new cases were linked to the cluster involving the PCF Sparkletots pre-school in Fengshan, while one case was linked to Dover Court International School. Advertisement Advertisement Twelve more cases have recovered and been discharged from hospital. To date, a total of 172 cases have fully recovered from the infection. Of the 404 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving. Eighteen are in critical condition in the intensive care unit. A total of 87 other cases who are clinically well but tested 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 patients died last Saturday from complications due to COVID-19 infection. According to MOH, Case 666 is a 32-year-old Singaporean woman who had not travelled to the affected countries or regions. She reported onset of symptoms on Mar 24 and tested positive for COVID-19 on Mar 26. She is currently warded in an isolation room at Singapore General Hospital. She is employed as an associate consultant at the National Skin Centre. Prior to hospital admission, she had gone to work. Contact tracing is ongoing, MOH added. READ: All PCF centres to close for 4 days after 14 employees, including principal, infected with COVID-19 RESILIENCE BUDGET Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced additional support measures for businesses and households in response to the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday afternoon. The Government is dipping into past reserves to fund an worth of measures that include cash handouts, tax rebates and support for businesses. On Wednesday, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said in Parliament that Singapore has in order to prepare for an"expected surge" in COVID-19 cases in the coming weeks. Minister Gan also said that while Read more: CNA
There are quite a number of unlinked cases and that might be a loophole somewhere that we do not know. My Guess now can only be an asymptomatic carrier going round Singapore without having any symptoms spreading. If not, why the amount of unlinked cases? Can’t explain at all Protecting yourself is protecting those ard you. Help educate others so we can take collective action to stop the spread: - Hand hygiene - Don't touch face - Social distancing - Stay home & call dr if sick (even mild) - Dining, surface & clothing hygiene at home Image:SiouxsieW
Any news of Suspension of school?
Malaysia COVID-19 death toll rises to 19; 172 new cases reportedA total of 172 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Wednesday (Mar 25), bringing the total number of cases in Malaysia to 1,796 since the start of ...
COVID-19: Singapore confirms new single-day high of 73 cases including 38 imported, total 631COVID-19: Apart from 73 new cases, the MOH also identified 2 new clusters, - PCF Sparkletots Preschool in Fengshan: 18 cases (14 staff, 4 family members of 1 staff) - Dover Court Intl School: 3 (all staff)
49 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, with 32 imported cases; most travelled to UKSNAPSHOT: Singapore's tally of COVID19 cases stands at 558, with 155 patients having recovered from the virus. Here's a look at the new cases as well, as of Tuesday (Mar 24) We really would like the details on the recent few days worth of cases. Info is so sparse
COVID-19: 38,000 people in Singapore serving stay-home notices, number to rise – Lawrence WongSINGAPORE — A total of 38,000 people in Singapore are currently serving the mandatory 14-day stay-home notices and the figure is expected to rise with more returning here, as the Republic enters a “critical phase” in its fight against COVID-19. Suspend all schools now. Young people are the future thought you yayapapaya say school open is better? yayapapaya! Agree with school suspension how about the working parents that have to go to work who is going to look after their kids ?
Singapore firms have begun resuming operations in China as COVID-19 outbreak eases: Chee Hong TatSINGAPORE: The COVID-19 outbreak in China is “stabilising with a progressive return to normalcy”, said Senior Minister of State for Trade and ... Meanwhile, the government here has refused to lift restrictions on Chinese coming to Singapore for work. They should fear coming over than vice versa.
COVID-19: Singapore, Malaysia discuss protocols for transferring symptomatic travellersSINGAPORE: Singapore and Malaysia discussed entry screening measures and protocols for transferring symptomatic passengers detected at their ... Really good news , meaning workers across the causeway can resume back to work in Sgp