As of Monday noon (6 July), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 183 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 44,983.
There are 23 cases in the community. Of these, three are Singaporeans/Permanent Residents, while 20 others are Work Pass holders.
Based on preliminary investigations, five of the 23 cases were close contacts of earlier cases, and had already been placed on quarantine.
Another seven are migrant workers who reside together at a temporary accommodation arranged by their company. According to the MOH, These cases were identified from its periodic screening of workers in essential services who are living outside the dormitories, and some may be past infections.
Epidemiological investigations are ongoing for other cases.
In addition, there are three imported cases, all of whom had been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.
MOH shared that the vast majority of the new cases are Work Permit holders residing in dormitories.
One new cluster identified
- Seven of the newly confirmed cases have now been linked to form a new cluster at Micron Semiconductor Asia Pte Ltd (1 North Coast Drive).
Update on condition of confirmed cases
276 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 40,717 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 208 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. 4,032 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.