JUST IN: 66 new COVID19 cases confirmed in Singapore, 2 new clusters at Little Gems Preschool and Kranji Lodge
AdvertisementSingaporePeople wear face masks during the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Singapore, April 3, 2020. REUTERS/Edgar Su06 Apr 2020 11:27PMShare this contentBookmarkSINGAPORE: Singapore reported 66 new COVID-19 cases on Monday (Apr 6), bringing the national total to 1,375, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in its daily update.
One of the new cases is imported and the remaining cases are locally transmitted. Twenty-four more patients have been discharged, taking the total number of people who have fully recovered to 344.AdvertisementAdvertisementAmong the local cases, MOH has established links to existing clusters for 35 cases. Of these, 24 are linked to clusters at foreign dormitories and 11 are linked to non-dormitory clusters.
A total of 30 of the new cases are unlinked, and contact tracing is ongoing for these patients.A total of 571 patients are still in hospital, most of whom are stable or improving, and 25 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.Two new clusters were also identified, according to the Ministry. They are Little Gems Preschool and Kranji Lodge.
AdvertisementAdvertisementHealth Minister Gan Kim Yong said that Singapore has been conducting around 2,000 coronavirus tests daily. As of Monday, the country has conducted more than 65,000 tests.He provided these numbers in a written answer on Monday to a parliamentary question by Nominated Member of Parliament Walter Theseira.
Assoc Prof Theseira had also asked if the Ministry of health will report any other national health statistics relating to COVID-19 to enable researchers to gather "internationally comparable datasets" on the pandemic."The Ministry of Health reports the relevant COVID-19 information and statistics regularly to keep Singaporeans updated. We also share information on the number of tests conducted from time to time where relevant," said Mr Gan in his reply.
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Hey bro , cover up ? Pls la , dont doubt their integrity la , they earn nothing to cover up .... maybe low in numbers cos every test made not conffirm positive , see tmr score we will know pls lah , cover up ? Dont doubt their integrity leh , PAP if get caught cover up , government also no need to do liao
thought another Singapore's record , chey , good night preschools are becoming clusters for covid 19... 😞 chey , 66 cases took so long to twitt ...
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