The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed five new cases of Covid-19 infection earlier today (Dec. 14).
This brings the total number of cases to 58,325.
Five imported cases
All five cases announced today are imported. They had been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) upon arrival in Singapore, and were tested while serving their SHNs.
Four of the imported cases (Cases 58548, 58550, 58551 and 58552) are Work Permit holders currently employed in Singapore who arrived from the Philippines and Indonesia.
The remaining case (Case 58549) is a Short-Term Visit Pass holder enrolled in a private school in Singapore who arrived from India.
22 remain in hospitals
Two more cases of Covid-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 58,210 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 22 confirmed cases who are still in the hospital, most of whom are stable or improving.
None is in critical condition in the intensive care unit (ICU).
64 cases who have mild symptoms or who are clinically well but still test positive for Covid-19 are isolated and cared for at community facilities.
29 have passed away from complications due to Covid-19 infection.
No new locations visited by infectious cases
MOH regularly updates a list of public places visited by confirmed Covid-19 cases for more than 30 minutes when they were infectious.
No new locations were added to the list on Dec. 14.
Here is the full list of locations visited by cases in the community during their infectious period in the past 14 days, as of Dec. 14:
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