As of Wednesday noon (29 July), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 334 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 51,531.
There are three cases in the community, of whom two are Singaporeans/Permanent Residents and one is a Work Pass holder.
In addition, there are four imported cases who had 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.
The Inter-Agency Task Force has been systematically and progressively clearing dormitories through aggressive testing of migrant workers residing in dormitories. The following dormitories have been cleared, and now house only recovered individuals and those who have recently tested negative for COVID-19 infection. As such, the clusters have now been closed:
- 60 Benoi Road;
- 9 Gul Street 1;
- 15 Kaki Bukit Road 4;
- 23 Kaki Bukit Road 6;
- 44 Kaki Bukit Industrial Terrace;
- 96 Kaki Bukit Industrial Terrace;
- 98 Kaki Bukit Industrial Terrace;
- 35 Kaki Bukit Place;
- 2 Perumal Road
- 36 Senoko Road;
- 13 Senoko Way;
- 23H Sungei Kadut Street 1;
- 1 Sungei Kadut Street 4;
- 204 Tagore Lane;
- 214 Tagore Lane;
- 9 Tech Park Crescent;
- 19A Tech Park Crescent;
- 44 Toh Guan Road East;
- 1 Tuas Avenue 10;
- 6 Tuas Basin Link;
- 59H Tuas South Avenue 1;
- 63 Tuas South Avenue 1;
- Pesko Engineering Pte Ltd (2 Joo Koon Road); and
- Proptech Pte Ltd (38 Senoko Road).
No new clusters are identified.
Update on condition of confirmed cases
205 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 46,098 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 184 confirmed cases who are still in the hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and none is in the intensive care unit. 5,222 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.