As of 8 June 2020, 12 pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 386 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 38,296.
MOH shared that the vast majority of whom are Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories. There are two cases in the community, of whom one is a Singaporean and the other is a Work Pass holder.
Epidemiological investigations are ongoing for the 2 cases in the community today. Both were symptomatic, and had been tested after seeking medical treatment at Public Health Preparedness Clinics.
There are no imported cases today.
Of the new cases, 99% are linked to known clusters, while the rest are pending contact tracing.
Four new clusters identified
- Six of the earlier confirmed cases have now been linked to form a new cluster at a dormitory at 216 Tagore Lane.
- 10 of the newly confirmed cases are linked to seven previous cases to form a new cluster at a dormitory at 9B Tech Park Crescent.
- Five of the earlier confirmed cases have now been linked to form a new cluster at a dormitory at 16 Tech Park Crescent.
- Seven of the newly confirmed cases are linked to 18 previous cases to form a new cluster at a dormitory at 115 Tuas View Walk 1.
Update on condition of confirmed cases
482 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 25,368 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 269 confirmed cases who are still in the hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and 4 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.
12,634 are isolated and cared for at community facilities. These are those who have mild symptoms or are clinically well but still test positive for COVID-19.
25 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.