As of Thursday noon (3 Sep), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 48 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 56,908.
There are two cases in the community, of whom one is a Singapore Permanent Resident and one is a Work Pass holder.
In addition, there are five imported cases, who had all been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.
Of the new cases, 96% are imported or linked to known cases/ clusters, while the rest are pending contact tracing.
Two new clusters identified
- 14 previous cases are linked to form a new cluster at Cochrane Lodge II (49 Admiralty Road West).
- Eight of the newly confirmed cases are linked to 10 previous cases to form a new cluster at Westlite Toh Guan dormitory (18 Toh Guan Road East).
Update on condition of confirmed cases
137 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 56,028 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 52 confirmed cases who are still in hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and none is in the intensive care unit. 801 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.