As of Thursday noon (3 Dec), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed nine new cases of COVID-19 infection.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 58,239.
All new cases today are asymptomatic and were detected from screening and surveillance.
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 eight new imported cases, who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.
Amongst the 8 imported cases, 1 (Case 58454) is a Singaporean and 2 (Cases 58442 and 58453) are Singapore Permanent Residents who returned from the US. Another 2 (Cases 58449 and 58451) are Work Pass holders currently employed in Singapore who arrived from Nepal.
The remaining cases include a Dependant’s Pass holder (Case 58450) who arrived from France and 2 Short-Term Visit Pass holders (Cases 58444 and 58445) who arrived from Indonesia to visit their Singaporean family members and fiancé respectively.
There are no new cases linked to clusters today.
Update on condition of confirmed cases
1 more case of COVID-19 infection has been discharged from hospital. In all, 58,145 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 26 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.
29 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.