11 new cases of COVID-19 infection in S’pore; 9 cases in the community, 5 unlinked

11 new cases of COVID-19 infection in S’pore; 9 cases in the community, 5 unlinked

As of Sunday noon (20 Jun), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed an additional 11 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.

This brings the total number of infection cases to 62,414.

There are 9 new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection. 4 are linked to previous cases, amongst whom 3 have already been placed on quarantine, and 1 was detected through surveillance. The remaining 5 cases are currently unlinked.

“Based on our investigations so far, the cases are in the community, and there are no new cases in the dormitories.” said MOH.

In addition, there are two new imported cases, who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore. Of these, 1 is a returning Singaporean.

The Ministry will share further updates in its press release tonight.

According to last night’s press release, there are currently 153 confirmed cases who are still in hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and one is in critical condition in the intensive care unit (ICU).

193 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.

34 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.

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