Covid-19: 50 new cases out of 142 part of 9 growing foreign worker dormitory clusters in S'pore

Rising quite quickly.

Kayla Wong| Melanie Lim| April 08, 10:45 PM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced an unprecedented high of 142 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, April 8, of which 50 were linked to rapidly-growing clusters of cases at nine foreign worker dormitories here.

The dormitories that saw new cases adding to their numbers are:

  • the S11 Dormitory @ Punggol,
  • the Westlite Toh Guan dormitory,
  • the Toh Guan Dormitory,
  • Sungei Tengah Lodge,
  • Tampines Dormitory,
  • Cochrane Lodge I,
  • Cochrane Lodge II,
  • Kranji Lodge and
  • Sungei Kadut Loop dormitory.

Here are the details of the new cases:

Total of 115 cases at S11 Dormitory @ Punggol

20 additional cases are now linked to Singapore's largest cluster at S11 Dormitory @ Punggol (2 Seletar North Link), which has a total of 118 confirmed cases now.

One of these, Case 1230, a male Singapore Permanent Resident aged 48, was previously listed as an unlinked case when it was first reported on Sunday, April 5.

Here are the details of the 20 new cases:

Case 1230 (reported on April 5): 48, male Singapore Permanent Resident, currently warded at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital

Case 1509: 29, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID)

Case 1512: 35, male Long Term Pass holder from China, currently warded at NCID

Case 1523: 24, male Long Term Pass holder from India, currently warded at Singapore General Hospital (SGH)

Case 1554: 47, male Singapore Work Pass holder from India, currently warded at NCID

Case 1572: 34, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1573: 35, male Singapore Work Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1574: 35, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1580: 46, male Long Term Pass holder from India, currently warded at NCID

Case 1584: 33, male Singapore Work Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1590: 22, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1591: 35, male Long Term Pass holder from India, currently warded at NCID

Case 1594: 30, male Long Term Pass holder from India, currently warded at NCID

Case 1598: 22, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1600: 29, male Singapore Work Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1601: 47, male Long Term Pass holder from China, currently warded at NCID

Case 1605: 35, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1606: 44, male Singapore Work Pass Holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1614: 25, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1623: 32, male Singapore Work Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Total of 38 cases at Westlite Toh Guan dormitory

Four additional cases are linked to the cluster at Westlite Toh Guan dormitory (18 Toh Guan Road East), which has a total of 38 confirmed casesnow.

Here are their details:

Case 1508: 27, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1511: 30, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at SGH

Case 1522: 31, male Singapore Work Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1400: 41, male Singapore Work Pass holder from India

Total of 23 cases at Toh Guan dormitory (19A Toh Guan Road East)

Five additional cases are linked to the cluster at Toh Guan Dormitory (19A Toh Guan Road East), which has a total of 23 confirmed cases now.

Here are the details of these new cases:

Case 1582: 31, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1599: 28, male Singapore Work Pass holder from Myanmar, currently warded at NCID

Case 1446: 32, male Singapore Work Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1434: 34, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1374: 43, male Singapore Work Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Total of 29 confirmed cases at Sungei Tengah Lodge

11 additional cases are now linked to the cluster at Sungei Tengah Lodge (500 Old Choa Chu Kang Road), which has a total of 29 confirmed cases now.

Here are their details:

Case 1482: 34, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH)

Case 1492: 20, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at SGH

Case 1496: 47, male Singapore Work Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at SGH

Case 1498: 37, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at SGH

Case 1502: 36, male Long Term Pass holder from India, currently warded at SGH

Case 1527: 44, male Singapore Work Pass holder from Thailand, currently warded at SGH

Case 1586: 26, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1587: 34, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1596: 40, male Singapore Work Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1602: 25, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1603: 30, male Singapore Work Pass holder from India, currently warded at NCID

21 cases at Tampines Dormitory

Four additional cases are linked to the cluster at Tampines Dormitory (2 Tampines Place), which has a total of 21 cases now.

Here are the four new cases:

Case 1571: 40, male Singapore Work Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1576: 40, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID (also listed under Project Glory)

Case 1581: 31, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Case 1608: 31, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

7 cases at Cochrane Lodge I

One additional case is linked to the cluster at Cochrane Lodge I (51 Admiralty Road West), which has a total of seven cases now:

Case 1339: 36, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at KTPH

6 cases at Cochrane Lodge II

One additional case is linked to the cluster at Cochrane Lodge II (49 Admiralty Road West), which has a total of six cases now:

Case 1394: 35, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at KTPH (Was previously classified under Cochrane Lodge I)

6 cases at Kranji Lodge

Three additional cases are linked to the cluster at Kranji Lodge (12 Kranji Road), which has a total of six confirmed cases now.

They are:

Case 1506: 31, male Singapore Work Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at Changi General Hospital (CGH)

Case 1519: 36, male Singapore Work Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at Changi General Hospital (CGH)

Case 1520: 31, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at CGH

5 cases at Sungei Kadut Loop dormitory

One additional case is linked to the cluster at a dormitory at 55 Sungei Kadut Loop, which has a total of five cases now:

Case 1510: 40, male Long Term Pass holder from Bangladesh, currently warded at NCID

Top image adapted via Ministry of Manpower