As of Wednesday noon (9 Sep), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 75 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 57,166.
All new cases today are asymptomatic, and were detected from the screening and surveillance.
There is one case in the community, who is a Work Pass holder.
There are 14 imported cases, who had all been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.
According to the MOH, among the 60 cases residing in dormitories today, 31 are from Westlite Toh Guan dormitory, the vast majority of whom had been placed on quarantine earlier and were tested during quarantine to determine their status. The remaining cases were detected through surveillance testing.
Of the new cases, 92% are imported or linked to known cases/ clusters, while the rest are pending contact tracing.
No new clusters were identified.
Update on condition of confirmed cases
31 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 56,492 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 34 confirmed cases who are still in the hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and none is in the intensive care unit. 613 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.