The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 17 new cases of Covid-19 infection earlier today (Mar. 14).
This brings the total number of cases to 60,105.
All imported cases
There are no new cases announced in the community or in dormitories today.
All 17 of the cases announced today are imported.
15 are asymptomatic, while 2 are symptomatic.
They had all already been placed on SHN or isolated upon arrival in Singapore and were tested while serving SHN or during isolation.
Of the imported cases, there are:
- Four Dependant’s Pass holders who arrived from France, India and Nepal.
- One Long-Term Visit Pass holder who arrived from India.
- One Student’s Pass holder who arrived from India.
- One Work Pass holder who arrived from Nepal.
- Eight Work Permit holders who arrived from Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and the Philippines, of whom one is a foreign domestic worker.
- Two Short-Term Visit Pass holders, one of which arrived from the Philippines to visit her Singaporean relatives, and one who arrived from India to visit his family member working in Singapore.
Here's a summary of the imported cases:
17 remain in hospitals
Seven more cases of Covid-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 59,968 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 17 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).
90 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.
30 have passed away from complications due to Covid-19 infection.
No new locations added to list of places 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 Mar. 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 Mar. 14:
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