As of Tuesday noon (17 Nov), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed six new cases of COVID-19 infection.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 58,130.
There are no new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection.
All of the six new cases are imported cases, who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.
Amongst the new cases today, 5 are asymptomatic and were detected from screening and surveillance, while 1 was symptomatic.
Amongst the 6 imported cases, 1 (Case 58335) is a Singaporean who returned from India. Another 2 are a Long-Term Visit Pass holder (Case 58330) and Dependant’s Pass holder (Case 58329) who arrived from the Philippines and UK respectively. The remaining cases (Cases 58331, 58332 and 58336) are Work Permit holders currently employed in Singapore who arrived from the Philippines and Myanmar.
There are no new cases linked to existing or new clusters today.
Update on condition of confirmed cases
6 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 58,039 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 37 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.