As of Tuesday noon (24 Nov), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed 18 new cases of COVID-19 infection.

This brings the total number of infection cases to 58,183.

There are no new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection.

All of the 18 new cases are imported cases, who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.

Amongst the new cases today, 15 are asymptomatic and were detected from screening and surveillance, while 3 were symptomatic.

Amongst the 18 imported cases, 2 (Cases 58375 and 58390) are Singaporeans who returned from the Netherlands and Indonesia. Another 14 are currently employed in Singapore. Of these, 1 (Case 58378) is a Work Pass holder who arrived from Pakistan, and 13 (Cases 58374, 58376, 58377, 58380, 58381, 58382, 58383, 58384, 58385, 58386, 58387, 58388 and 58389) are foreign domestic workers who arrived from India, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines and Saudi Arabia.

The remaining cases are a Dependant’s Pass holder (Case 58379) who arrived from Pakistan, and a Short-Term Visit Pass holder (Case 58373) who arrived from the Philippines to board a ship docked here as a crew member.

MOH noted that it has been monitoring existing clusters for any further transmission. As there have been no more cases linked to the cluster at Cassia @ Penjuru (15 Penjuru Walk) for the past two incubation periods (i.e. 28 days), the cluster has now been closed. With the closure of this cluster, there are no active COVID-19 clusters for the first time since 3 February 2020.

There are no new cases linked to existing or new clusters today

Update on condition of confirmed cases

8 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 58,079 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 1 is in critical condition 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.

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