As of Tuesday noon (1 Dec), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed 10 new cases of COVID-19 infection.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 58,228.
There are two new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection.
Amongst the new cases today, 9 are asymptomatic and were detected from screening and surveillance, while 1 was symptomatic.
There is 1 case in the community today who is currently unlinked. Case 58431 is a Singaporean who works as a cleaner at the transit area at Changi Airport Terminal 3. She is asymptomatic and was detected through our bi-weekly Rostered Routine Testing (RRT) of workers at the frontlines of COVID-19 operations.
She was conveyed to the hospital when her test came back positive for COVID-19 infection. Her serological test result is negative, which indicates a likely current infection.
She stays at Yishun Ring Road with her husband who is currently unemployed. At work, she dons personal protective equipment, including a face mask, face shield, gloves and gown. Her earlier swabs done as part of RRT were all negative.
In addition, there are eight new imported cases, who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice or isolated upon arrival in Singapore.
Amongst the 8 imported cases, 6 are currently employed in Singapore. Of these, 1 (Case 58430) is a Work Pass holder who arrived from Japan and 5 (Cases 58435, 58436, 58437, 58438 and 58439) are Work Permit holders who arrived from Indonesia and Myanmar.
Another case (Case 58433) is a Long-Term Visit Pass holder who arrived from Russia.
The remaining case (Case 58432) is a Special Pass holder who entered Singapore from Indonesia, and was arrested by the Singapore Police Force’s Police Coast Guard for his suspected involvement in a prior case. He was tested for COVID-19 infection, and isolated until he was conveyed to the hospital when his result came back positive.
There are no new cases linked to clusters today.
Update on condition of confirmed cases
5 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 58,139 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 29 confirmed cases who are still in the hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and none is in the intensive care unit. 31 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.
29 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.