COVID-19: 34 new cases in Singapore, none in community for two straight days

COVID-19: 34 new cases in Singapore, none in community for two straight days
SINGAPORE, Sept 15 -- Singapore has preliminarily confirmed an additional 34 new cases of COVID-19 infection in the past 24 hours, with no cases in the community for two straight days.

In its brief data released here today, the republic’s Ministry of Health (MOH) said there were six imported cases who had all been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.

Data on the remaining cases were not immediately available.

The new cases bring the total infection tally for the republic to 57,488.

In the full data released late Monday, the ministry classified 996 of the reported cases as imported, 2,238 as community cases and 54,220 involving dorm residents.

The MOH said 56,802 cases had fully recovered from the infection and discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.

As at noon Monday, 53 confirmed cases were still in hospital but none in the intensive care unit.

Meanwhile, 572 patients who have mild symptoms or clinically well but still tested positive for COVID-19 have been isolated and are being cared for at community facilities.

To date, 27 people have died from complications due to COVID-19 in the republic. 

Two new clusters were identified yesterday at Jurong Penjuru Dormitory 1 of 58 Penjuru Place and Jurong Penjuru Dormitory 2 of 36 Penjuru Place.

-- BERNAMA


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