As of Sunday noon (26 July), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 481 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, the vast majority of whom are Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 50,369.
There are five cases in the community, all of whom are Work Pass holders.
In addition, there are four imported cases who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.
Of the new cases, 98% are linked to known clusters, while the rest are pending contact tracing.
Two new clusters identified
- Eight of the earlier confirmed cases have now been linked to form a new cluster at a dormitory at 52 Kaki Bukit Industrial Terrace.
- One of the newly confirmed cases is linked to four previous cases to form a new cluster at a dormitory at 19 Kian Teck Avenue.
Update on condition of confirmed cases
169 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 45,521 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 173 confirmed cases who are still in the hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and none is in the intensive care unit. 4,648 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.
27 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.