As of Friday noon (18 Sep), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 11 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
Amongst the new cases today, 10 are asymptomatic and were detected from proactive screening and surveillance, while 1 was symptomatic.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 57,543.
There is one new case in the community, who is a Singaporean.
In addition, there is one new imported case, who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.
Of the new cases, 73% 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
32 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 57,071 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 38 confirmed cases who are still in the hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and none is in the intensive care unit. 407 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.