Wuhan virus: No new confirmed cases in Singapore after the three announced earlier, says MOH
SINGAPORE - There are no new confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus here, after the three that were announced earlier, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Saturday (Jan 25).. Read more at straitstimes.com.SINGAPORE - There are no new confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus here, after the three that were announced earlier, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Saturday (Jan 25). MOH has so far been notified of a total of 64 suspect cases. Three tested positive for the virus, 29 tested negative and results for the remaining 32 cases are pending. On contact tracing efforts for the three confirmed cases, the ministry said that 46 individuals have been identified as close contacts for the first case, involving a 66-year-old man from Wuhan. As of Saturday afternoon, 26 of them have left Singapore while 15 others have been isolated or quarantined. The close contacts include eight of the man's travelling companions who left Singapore on Thursday afternoon, before his case was confirmed. MOH said that it had informed Malaysian authorities when these close contacts were identified. Malaysia reported its first three confirmed Wuhan cases on Saturday. The Chinese citizens, who entered the country via Johor Baru, are the wife and grandsons of Singapore's first confirmed case. The children are aged 11 and two. For the second case which involved a 53-year-old woman from Wuhan, 57 close contacts have been identified. Two have left Singapore and out of the remaining 55, MOH has contacted 40. Asian Insider: Ground Zero Wuhan - China battles to contain new coronavirus | The Straits Times Efforts are ongoing to get in touch with the remaining 15. The third case involves a 37-year-old man from Wuhan who is the son of the first confirmed case here. The people he came into contact with are mostly the same as those who were in contact with his father, noted the ministry. In addition, three more of his close contacts have been identified. MOH is in touch with two of them so far. "Given the high volume of international travel to Singapore, MOH expects to see more suspect and imported cases. We urge the public to remain calm and vigilant, and to adopt good personal hygiene practices," said the ministry in its release. Meanwhile, the National Public Health Laboratory has developed a diagnostic test to identify the novel coronavirus. The test is being deployed to all public hospital laboratories to boost diagnostic capabilities nationwide. The laboratory was set up in March 2009 as part of MOH's communicable disease division. The virus continues to spread in China, where more than 1,300 people have been infected and over 40 people have died. Suspected and confirmed cases have also surfaced in Malaysia, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Macau, Thailand, Vietnam, Europe and the United States. Related Stories: Read more: The Straits Times
Incubation period. yes maintain pls Got it, no further confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus as of yet. Keep the updates coming 👍👍👍 It takes approximately two weeks or more from inoculation of this novel, Wuhan Coronavirus to symptoms
Two more people test positive for Wuhan virus in Singapore; total of 3 confirmed cases: MOHSINGAPORE: Two more people have tested positive for the Wuhan virus in Singapore, bringing the total number of cases to three, the Ministry of ... Hope that we will handle this issues well and overcome . Nonetheless efforts of the clinical staffs 🙏
No new cases of Wuhan virus, 64 suspected cases so far: MOHSINGAPORE: There were no new cases of the Wuhan virus as of noon on Saturday (Jan 25), said the Ministry of Health (MOH), adding that it has been ...
Wuhan virus: Singaporean escapes Wuhan hours before lockdownSINGAPORE - While on his way to the railway station to catch a 3.30am train out of Wuhan on Thursday (Jan 23), Singaporean Eric Kng got a surprising alert on his phone: the city would be quarantined and all public transport would cease at 10am.. Read more at straitstimes.com. « The lockdown would have been more effective if imposed earlier » LMAO 😂 the guy left with the last train without considering himself as a potential risk to others What will happen after the Chinese new year ? so many people are going to come back to singapore. How Singapore will be precaution at that time ?
Wuhan virus: MFA in touch with 35 Singaporeans in Wuhan, all are safeSINGAPORE - There are 35 Singaporeans in Wuhan who are in touch with Singapore's Foreign Ministry.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Wuhan coronavirus: MOH confirms patient taken from Eastpoint Mall to hospital for investigationSINGAPORE – A patient who was suspected of having the Wuhan coronavirus was taken by a dedicated ambulance from Eastpoint Mall to hospital, the Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed.
Singapore confirms 2 more Wuhan virus cases, bringing total to three infectedThere have been a total of 44 suspected cases with patients aged between one to 78, the Ministry of Health said.. Read more at straitstimes.com. I passed through Newton Mrt about 30 mins ago and saw a person being wheeled away by medics in full protective gear. I guess they are just being careful, but it looked quite alarming. Fuck! Might have to cancel my trip there. Sucks, but unfortunately this shit can spread fast in a place like Singapore especially if they don’t ban all travelers from China. omg i scared