As of Wednesday noon (10 June), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 451 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 38,965.
There are seven cases in the community. Of these, three are Singaporean/Permanent Resident, while four are work pass holders.
MOH shared that the vast majority of the cases are Work Permit holders residing in dormitories.
There are no imported cases today.
Of the new cases, 98% are linked to known clusters, while the rest are pending contact tracing.
Three new clusters identified
- Six of the newly confirmed cases are linked to one previous case to form a new cluster at a dormitory at 9 Sungei Kadut Street 3.
- 16 of the newly confirmed cases are linked to eight previous cases to form a new cluster at a dormitory at 19A Tech Park Crescent.
- Eight of the newly confirmed cases are linked to 25 previous cases to form a new cluster at a dormitory at 113 Tuas View Walk 1.
Cases from public healthcare sector
Case 38697 is a 38 year-old female Singapore Citizen who has no recent travel history to affected countries or regions. She was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 9 June, and is currently warded at Singapore General Hospital (SGH).
She is employed as a nurse at National Heart Centre Singapore but had not gone to work since onset of symptoms.
Update on condition of confirmed cases
655 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 26,532 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 223 confirmed cases who are still in the hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and 3 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.
12,185 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.