As of Monday noon (13 July), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 322 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 46,283.
There are 11 cases in the community. Of these, two are Singaporeans/Permanent Residents, while nine others are Work Pass holders.
In addition, there are five imported cases who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.
According to the MOH, the higher number of cases today is mainly due to fewer tests being conducted by the COVID-19 testing laboratories over the public holiday and weekend on 10 July and 11 July, with the backlog of samples being cleared from 12 July.
The number of cases reported for 9 July and before were not affected.
MOH shared that the vast majority of the new cases are Work Permit holders residing in dormitories.
One new cluster identified
- Five of the newly confirmed cases are linked to one previous case to form a new cluster at a dormitory at 59H Tuas South Avenue 1.
Update on condition of confirmed cases
256 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 42,541 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 166 confirmed cases who are still in the hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and 1 is in critical condition in the intensive care unit. 3,550 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.