As of Wednesday noon (17 June), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 247 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 41,216.
There are five cases in the community. Of these, two are Singaporeans/Permanent Residents, while three are Work Pass holders.
MOH shared that the vast majority of the new cases are Work Permit holders residing in dormitories.
There are no imported cases today.
Of the new cases, 99% are linked to known clusters, while the rest are pending contact tracing.
No new clusters identified.
Update on condition of confirmed cases
775 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 31,938 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 257 confirmed cases who are still in the hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and 2 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.
8,995 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.
26 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.