As of Sunday noon (23 Aug), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 87 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 56,353.
There is one case in the community, who is a Work Pass holder.
In addition, there are 13 imported cases, all of whom had all been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.
Of the new cases, 99% are imported or linked to known cases/ clusters, while the rest are pending contact tracing.
One new cluster is identified
- One of the newly confirmed cases is linked to four previous cases to form a new cluster at Homestay Lodge (39 Kaki Bukit Avenue 3).
Update on condition of confirmed cases
244 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 54,164 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 76 confirmed cases who are still in the hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and none is in the intensive care unit. 2,086 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.