As of 27 July 2020, 12 pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 469 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 50,838.
There are 2 cases in the community, of whom 1 is a Singaporean and 1 is a Work Pass holder.
In addition, there are 15 imported cases who had all been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.
Of the new cases, 99% are linked to known clusters, while the rest are pending contact tracing.
One new cluster identified
- One of the newly confirmed cases is linked to four previous cases to form a new cluster at a dormitory at 6 Sungei Kadut Street 2.
Update on condition of confirmed cases
171 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 45,692 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 179 confirmed cases who are still in the hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and none is in the intensive care unit. 4,940 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.