As of Saturday (11 April), 12 pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 191 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, and the 8th death from complications of the disease.
There are no imported cases. 51 cases were linked to clusters at foreign worker dormitories and 21 were linked to non-dormitory clusters or other cases.
119 cases are untraceable — meaning they have no recent history of travel and links to previous cases. This is the highest number of untraceable cases since the appearance of the first case of COVID-19 on 23 Jan this year.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 to 2299.
Three new clusters were found at Westlite Woodlands dormitory, North Coast Lodge and at Cassia @ Penjuru.
8th Death in Singapore
MOH confirms the passing of Case 1142, a 90 year-old Singaporean man, who died from complications due to the infection on Saturday morning. He was unliked to previous confirmed infection cases.
He was confirmed to have Covid-19 infection on April 3 and was admitted to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) on the same day.
Update on confirmed cases
35 more cases have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities.
Of the 943 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving.
31 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.
There are 820 cases who are clinically well but still test positive for COVID-19 being isolated and cared for at community facilities.
New measures announced for Circuit Breaker
Just today, Minister of Transport, Khaw Boon Wan announced that wearing of face-masks will be mandatory on public transport. Starting from today, commuters will be urged to wear their face-masks by ambassadors but no exact date of when the regulation will be put in place.
Earlier, National Environment Agency (NEA) announced that it is mandatory to wear face-mask in markets from today (11 April) onwards.