As of Friday noon (19 June), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 142 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 41,615.
There is one case in the community, a prison inmate on a social visit pass who arrived in Singapore before the implementation of border measures.
“He had been segregated from the general inmate population since his admission to Changi Prison Complex on Jun 6, and was tested positive for COVID-19,” said the MOH.
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, 97% are linked to known clusters, while the rest are pending contact tracing.
Two new clusters identified
- Five of the newly confirmed cases are linked to one previous case to form a new cluster at a dormitory at 10 Kaki Bukit Road 1 #03-32.
- Three of the earlier confirmed cases have now been linked to form a new cluster at a dormitory at 6 Kian Teck Crescent.
Update on condition of confirmed cases
747 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 33,459 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 212 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.
7,918 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.