As of Tuesday noon (27 Oct), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed seven new cases of COVID-19 infection.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 57,980.
There is one new case of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection.
“Based on our investigations so far, the case is in the community, and there are no new cases in the dormitories,” said MOH.
In addition, there are six new imported cases, who had all been placed on Stay-Home Notice or isolated upon arrival in Singapore.
Amongst the new cases today, 3 are asymptomatic and were detected from screening and surveillance, while 4 were symptomatic.
MOH noted that it has been monitoring existing clusters for any further transmission. As there have been no more cases linked to the clusters at CDPL Tuas Dormitory (6 Tuas South Street 15) and Jurong Penjuru Dormitory 1 (58 Penjuru Place) for the past two incubation periods (i.e. 28 days), the clusters have now been closed.
There are no new cases linked to existing or new clusters today
Update on condition of confirmed cases
4 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 57,883 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. 26 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.