As of Thursday noon (22 Oct), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed eight new cases of COVID-19 infection.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 57,941.
There is one new case of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection.
“Based on our investigations so far, the case resides in a dormitory and there are no new cases in the community,” said MOH.
In addition, there are seven new imported cases, who had all been placed on Stay-Home Notice or isolated upon arrival in Singapore.
All new cases today are asymptomatic and were detected from screening and surveillance.
No new clusters were identified.
Update on condition of confirmed cases
8 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 57,829 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 45 confirmed cases who are still in the hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and none is in the intensive care unit. 39 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.
28 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.