As of Tuesday noon (2 Feb), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 19 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 59,584.
Amongst the new cases today, 16 are asymptomatic, and were detected from screening and surveillance, while 3 were symptomatic.
No locally transmitted cases were reported for the third consecutive day.
All of the new cases today are imported cases, who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice or isolated upon arrival in Singapore.
Amongst the 19 imported cases, 5 (Cases 59897, 59899, 59906, 59909 and 59911) are Singaporeans and 3 (Cases 59891, 59892 and 59907) are Singapore Permanent Residents who returned from Canada, India, Indonesia, the UAE and US.
3 (Cases 59893, 59901 and 59902) are Dependant’s Pass holders who arrived from the UAE.
2 (Cases 59894 and 59905) are Work Pass holders who arrived from Pakistan and the UAE.
3 are Work Permit holders who arrived from Bangladesh and Indonesia, of whom 2 (Cases 59903 and 59904) are foreign domestic workers.
3 (Cases 59895, 59896 and 59900) are Short-Term Visit Pass holders. Cases 59895 and 59896 arrived from India and Indonesia respectively to visit their family members who are Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents. Case 59900 arrived from the US for a work project in Singapore.
Update on condition of confirmed cases
30 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 59,301 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 44 confirmed cases who are still in hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and none is in the intensive care unit. 210 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.