As of Wednesday noon (27 Jan), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 25 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 59,391.
Amongst the new cases today, 22 are asymptomatic and were detected from screening and surveillance, while 3 were symptomatic.
All of the new cases are imported cases, who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.
Amongst the 25 imported cases, 4 (Cases 59668, 59672, 59674 and 59675) are Singapore Permanent Residents who returned from India and the UAE.
1 (Case 59669) is a Dependant’s Pass holder who arrived from India.
2 (Cases 59665 and 59671) are Work Pass holders who arrived from India and the UAE.
18 are Work Permit holders who arrived from India, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines, of whom 16 (Cases 59673, 59677, 59678, 59679, 59680, 59681, 59682, 59683, 59684, 59685, 59686, 59687, 59688, 59689, 59690 and 59691) are foreign domestic workers.
Update on condition of confirmed cases
18 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 59,104 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. 220 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.