Four unlinked Covid-19 cases were reported by the Ministry of Health (MOH) on May 29.
In total, there were 33 new cases reported. There are 23 community cases, and 10 imported cases.
This brings the total number of cases to 62,003.
Four unlinked cases
There are four unlinked cases among the new cases in the community.
1) Teacher at Rosyth School
Case 63838 is a 40-year-old female Singaporean who works as a teacher at Rosyth School and was last in school on May 18.
She developed a blocked nose on May 25, and a runny nose on May 26. She also sought medical treatment at a General Practitioner (GP) clinic on May 26.
She underwent both an antigen rapid test (ART) and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test on May 27, and was immediately isolated when her ART result came back positive on the same day.
She also developed a fever on May 27. Her PCR test result came back positive for Covid-19 infection on May 28.
Her serology test result is pending. Case 63838 received her first dose of Covid-19 vaccine on March 13, and the second dose on April 3.
2) Executive at equipment supplier
Case 63844 is a 49-year-old female Singaporean who works as an executive at Eng Soon Chair & Table Hire Service, and has been working from home.
She developed a fever and sore throat on May 23, and a cough on May 25, but did not seek medical treatment until May 27 when she visited a GP clinic.
She was tested for Covid-19 on May 28, and her result came back positive for Covid-19 infection on the same day.
Her serology test result is pending. Case 63844 received her first dose of Covid-19 vaccine on May 18.
3) Kitchen assistant at Hua Zai Eating House
Case 63853 is a 33-year-old male Malaysia national who works as a kitchen assistant at Hua Zai Eating House Pte Ltd.
He developed loss of taste on May 26 and sought medical treatment at a GP clinic on May 28, where he underwent both an ART and PCR test, and was immediately isolated when his ART result came back positive on the same day.
His PCR test result came back positive for Covid-19 infection on May 29. His serology test result is pending.
4) Cook at Sengkang western food stall
Case 63854 is a 23-year-old male Malaysia national who works as a cook at West Grill Station (Anchorvale).
He developed a fever and headache on May 28 and sought medical treatment at a GP clinic on the same day, where he underwent both an ART and PCR test.
His ART result came back negative, and he stayed at home while waiting for his PCR test result which came back positive for Covid-19 infection on May 29. His serology test result is pending.
19 linked community cases
There are 19 new community cases linked to previously reported Covid-19 clusters and cases.
Of these cases:
- One is linked to the Changi Prison Complex cluster
- One is linked to the Chevy's Bar and Bistro cluster
- Eight are linked to the Hong Ye Group cleaners cluster
- Two are linked to the JEM/Westgate cluster
- One is linked to the McDonald's delivery riders cluster
- Two are linked to the Case 63319 cluster. Case 63319 is a 77-year-old female Singaporean who is a homemaker. She was confirmed to have Covid-19 infection on May 15.
- One is a household contact of Case 63743. Case 63743 is a 24-year-old male Malaysia national who works at McDonald’s (The Woodgrove). He was confirmed to have Covid-19 infection on May 26.
- Three are linked to Case 63806. Case 63806 is a 49-year-old male Singapore Permanent Resident who works as a manager at Success Consultancy Pte Ltd. He was confirmed to have Covid-19 infection on May 28.
The remaining cases announced today include 10 imported cases from Indonesia, India and the Phillippines.
Here's an overview of the Covid-19 situation in Singapore in May:
16 cases discharged
16 more cases of Covid-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities.
In all, 61,423 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There are currently 226 confirmed cases who are still in hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and three are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.
322 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.
32 have passed away from complications due to Covid-19 infection
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