As of Friday (11 December), 12 pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed 8 new cases of COVID-19 infection.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 58,305.
Amongst the new cases today, 7 are asymptomatic and were detected from screening and surveillance, while 1 was symptomatic.
There is 1 case residing in a dormitory today. Case 58526 is asymptomatic and was detected through our proactive surveillance. All his close contacts at the dormitory and his workplace have been placed on quarantine.
In addition, there are 7 imported cases, who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice or isolated upon arrival in Singapore.
Amongst the 7 imported cases, 3 (Cases 58521, 58525 and 58529) are Singaporeans who returned from the UK, Indonesia and UAE. Another 2 (Cases 58527 and 58528) are Work Permit holders currently employed in Singapore who arrived from Malaysia and India.
The remaining cases are a Dependant’s Pass holder (Case 58520) who arrived from the UK, and a Short-Term Visit Pass holder (Case 58524) who arrived from the Philippines for her marriage to a Singaporean.
There are no new cases linked to 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, 58,192 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. 55 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.