COVID-19: Singapore confirms 52 new cases including 28 imported, total at 683

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COVID-19: Singapore confirms 52 new cases including 28 imported, total at 683

Singapore General Hospital, Singapore Citizen

26.3.2020

COVID-19: Singapore confirms 52 new cases including 28 imported, total at 683

SINGAPORE — The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Thursday (26 March) announced 52 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, taking the country’s total to 683.

This follows Wednesday’s single-day high of 73 cases. Of these, 28 are imported and 24 are local cases. The 28 imported cases had travel history to Europe, North America, Middle East, ASEAN and other parts of Asia. All except two were returning residents and Long Term Pass holders. 10 cases are linked to clusters or previous cases. 14 cases are currently unlinked. 20 of all confirmed cases (Cases 516, 521, 566, 567, 572, 583, 584, 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 609, 610, 612, 614, 617, 624 and 660) are linked to a new cluster at PCF Sparkletots Preschool @ Fengshan Blk 126 (126 Bedok North Street 2). 15 of the cases are staff at the preschool, and five (Cases 521, 566, 567, 572 and 638) are family members of Case 601. Four of all confirmed cases (Cases 556, 618, 626 and 662) are linked to a new cluster at Dover Court International School (301 Dover Road). All four are staff at the school. Contact tracing is underway for 42 local transmissions with no links to previous cases or travel history to affected countries or regions. Case 666: Associate consultant at National Skin Centre7. Case 666 is a 32 year-old female Singapore Citizen 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 26 March morning. She is currently warded in an insolation room at Singapore General Hospital. 8. 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. 18 in ICU; over 3k serving quarantineTo date, a total of 172 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. 18 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit. 87 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. As of Thursday noon, the MOH has identified 9,771 close contacts who have been quarantined. Of these, 3,216 are currently quarantined, and 6,555 have completed their quarantine. To date, there are over to 489,000 COVID-19 cases globally, Over 22,000 have died from the virus, with the death tolls in Spain and Italy accounting for more than half of the figure. Italy is now the country with the highest number of fatalities, followed by Spain which surpassed China’s official count on Wednesday. Stay in the know on-the-go: Join Yahoo Singapore's Telegram channel at http://t.me/YahooSingapore Related stories: COVID-19: 38,000 people in Singapore serving stay-home notices, number to rise – Lawrence Wong Lawrence Wong breaks down while paying tribute to 'unsung heroes' fighting COVID-19 COVID-19: Singapore conducts 6,800 tests per million people, higher rate than S Korea, Taiwan – Gan Kim Yong COVID-19: Singapore can trace up to 4,000 contacts a day, capacity being boosted – Gan Kim Yong COVID-19: Public can inform police about those who breach Stay-Home Notice – Shanmugam COVID-19: No decision has been made on timing of next GE – Teo Chee Hean Read more: Yahoo Singapore

52 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, new infections linked to PCF Sparkletots in FengshanSINGAPORE: 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 ... Any news of Suspension of school? 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 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

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 ?

COVID-19: Travellers to Singapore will receive notice of stay-home requirement before arrivalSINGAPORE: Travellers arriving in Singapore from 9am on Friday (Mar 27) will be notified of their stay-home requirement via email before they ...



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