As of Thursday noon (17 Sep), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 18 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.

This brings the total number of infection cases to 57,532.

There is one new case in the community, who is a Work Pass holder.

In addition, there are two new imported cases, who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.

Of the new cases, 89% 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

84 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 57,039 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.

There are currently 43 confirmed cases who are still in the hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and none is in the intensive care unit. 423 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.

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