MOH confirms 10 new cases of COVID-19 infection; Total tally at 59,260

As of Saturday noon (23 Jan), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 10 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.

This brings the total number of infection cases to 59,260.

All new cases today are asymptomatic, and were detected from screening and surveillance.

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

Amongst the 10 imported cases,2 (Cases 59540 and 59541) are Singaporeans who returned from India.

1 (Case 59537) is a Work Pass holder who arrived from India.

5 (Cases 59542, 59543, 59545, 59547 and 59548) are Work Permit holders who arrived from Indonesia and Myanmar, all of whom are foreign domestic workers.

2 (Cases 59538 and 59539) are Short-Term Visit Pass holders. Case 59538 arrived from the US to visit his Singaporean fiancée and Case 59539 arrived from Ecuador for a work project in Singapore.

Update on condition of confirmed cases

32 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 59,015 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.

There are currently 38 confirmed cases who are still in hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and none is in the intensive care unit. 178 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.


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