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Singapore reports 518 new COVID-19 cases, 972 more patients discharged

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 518 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Sunday (May 31), taking the country's total number of infections to 34,884, the ...

31/5/2020 5:46:00 PM

JUST IN: 972 more COVID19 patients discharged, bringing total number of recovered cases in Singapore past 21,000; two new community cases are currently unlinked

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 518 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Sunday (May 31), taking the country's total number of infections to 34,884, the ...

BookmarkSINGAPORE: Singapore reported 518 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Sunday (May 31), taking the country's total number of infections to 34,884, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a daily afternoon update.Two of the new cases are from the community, the ministry said in another update on Sunday evening.

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AdvertisementAdvertisementMOH had reported in its afternoon update that there were three cases in the community, all of whom are Singaporeans or permanent residents.This has since been updated to two cases, as one patient was re-classified following contact tracing.

One of the community cases is an 18-year-old male permanent resident and the other is a 73-year-old Singaporean woman. Both cases are currently unlinked.The other 516 cases are work permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.AdvertisementAdvertisement

One new cluster at a dormitory at 128 Tuas South Avenue 3 was also identified.A total of 972 more patients have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 21,699.There are currently 321 cases still in hospital, most of whom are stable or improving, MOH said. Of these, eight patients in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

There are 12,841 patients who have mild symptoms or are clinically well but are still testing positive for COVID-19. They are currently isolated and cared for at community care facilities.No deaths were reported, and Singapore's COVID-19 fatility toll remains at 23.

Singapore's circuit breaker periodwill end on Monday, with measures to be progressively lifted in three phases starting the next day.Under Phase 1 of reopening, businesses that operate in settings with lower transmission risks will be allowed to resume, subject to issued safe distancing guidelines.

READ: Transition to a 'new normal' after circuit breaker: How will measures be lifted beyond Phase 1?Hairdressers and barbers may also resume offering full services. Other services such as motor vehicle servicing, aircon servicing, printing, basic pet services, school bookshops and retail shops selling school uniforms will be allowed to reopen as well.

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However, most retail outlets and other personal services will not reopen during this phase, and dining in at food and beverage outlets will continue to be disallowed.Visits to parents or grandparents, subject to a limit of one visit from two people from the same household per day, will also be allowed.

Places of worship may reopen for private worship, limited to a maximum of five members of the same household praying together at any one time. Other services such as marriage solemnisations, wakes and funerals may also be held, with no more than 10 people present at any one time.

Transition from Phase 1 to the nextwill depend on the number of community transmission in the first two weeks of post-circuit breaker reopening, Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong said on Thursday. Read more: CNA »

518 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including 3 Singaporeans and PRs[SINGAPORE] The Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed 518 new coronavirus cases in Singapore on Sunday, including three new cases in the community. Read more at The Business Times.

518 new COVID-19 cases detected in Singapore, total now at 34,884The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported 518 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Sunday (31 May), taking the country's total to 34,884.

518 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including 3 local residentsSINGAPORE — The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Sunday (May 31) confirmed an additional 518 cases of Covid-19 infection in Singapore, the vast majority of whom are work permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

Singapore reports 518 new COVID-19 casesSINGAPORE: Singapore reported 518 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Sunday (May 31), taking the country's total number of infections to 34,884 . ... No solutions or reprieve in sight both dormitories and local cases, very disturbing. Badly managed from start, minister inept with comments on cotton comes from sheep. God save the country as this batch of inept leaders.

518 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including 3 community cases involving Singaporeans and PRsThe new cases take Singapore's total to 34.884.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Singapore reports 518 new COVID-19 casesSINGAPORE: Singapore reported 518 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Sunday (May 31), taking the country's total number of infections to 34,884 . ... No solutions or reprieve in sight both dormitories and local cases, very disturbing. Badly managed from start, minister inept with comments on cotton comes from sheep. God save the country as this batch of inept leaders.