As of Thursday noon (13 Aug), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 102 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, the vast majority of whom are Work Permit holders currently under quarantine.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 55,497.
There are five cases in the community, of whom one is a Singapore Permanent Resident and four are Work Pass holders.
In addition, there are six imported cases who had all been placed on Stay-Home Notice or isolated upon arrival in Singapore.
Of the new cases, 95% are linked to known clusters, while the rest are pending contact tracing.
The following dormitories have been cleared by the Inter-agency Taskforce, 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.
• 79 Kaki Bukit Industrial Terrace
• 9A Tech Park Crescent
• 10 Tech Park Crescent
• 55 Tuas South Avenue 1
• 15 Tuas View Close
• 36 Tuas View Square
• 38 Tuas View Square
• 54/56 Tuas View Square
• 145 Tuas View Square
• Hai Leck Engineering Pte Ltd (12 Tuas Drive 1)
No new clusters were identified.
Update on condition of confirmed cases
216 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 50,736 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 91 confirmed cases who are still in the hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and none is in the intensive care unit. 4,643 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.