As of Tuesday noon (8 Jun), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed an additional nine cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.
This brings the total number of infection cases to 62,219.
There are four new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection. One is in the community and linked to previous cases, and has already been placed on quarantine.
“The remaining 3 are currently unlinked,” said MOH.
“Amongst them, 2 are in the community, and 1 resides in a dormitory.”
In addition, there are five new imported cases, who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) upon arrival in Singapore. Of these, two are returning Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents (PRs).
The Ministry will share further updates in its press release tonight.
According to last night’s press release, there are currently 204 confirmed cases who are still in hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and two are in critical condition in the intensive care unit (ICU).
313 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.
33 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.