5 unlinked Covid-19 cases in S'pore on June 2 include NTUC Fairprice & Changi Prison Complex staff

An 80-year-old retiree is also one of the unlinked cases.

Guan Zhen Tan | June 02, 2021, 11:51 PM

[Editors' note, June. 3 9:26am: A Singapore Pools spokesperson has clarified that Case 63964 is not a Singapore Pools employee, but an NTUC FairPrice employee.]

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed 31 new cases of Covid-19 in Singapore as of 12pm on Jun. 2, 2021.

This brings the total number of cases to 62,100.

There are 24 new cases of locally-transmitted Covid-19 infection, of whom 19 are linked to previous cases and five of them are unlinked.

Unlinked cases

There are five unlinked cases reported today, here are the details:

Case 63939

  • 22-year-old female Myanmar national who works as a healthcare assistant at Grace Lodge
  • Asymptomatic
  • Was detected when she was tested on May 31 as part of surveillance testing of nursing home staff
  • Serology test result is positive
  • Received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine on Feb.4 and second dose on Feb. 25

Case 63941

  • 36-year-old female Vietnam national who is a homemaker
  • Developed a fever on May 29
  • Sought medical treatment at a General Practitioner (GP) clinic on May 31, test result came back positive on June 1
  • Serology test result is positive

Case 63964

  • 61-year-old female Singaporean who works at NTUC FairPrice (Clementi Avenue 3)
  • Developed body aches on May 30, and subsequently a fever and sore throat on June 1
  • She sought medical treatment at a GP clinic on the same day, where she underwent an antigen rapid test (ART) and immediately isolated when her ART result came back positive
  • PCR test came back positive on June 1, serology test result is pending
  • Received her first dose of Covid-19 vaccine on May 30

Case 63971

  • 43-year-old female Singaporean who works in an administrative role at Changi Prison Complex
  • Developed a cough on May 29 but did not seek medical attention
  • Was tested on June 1 as part of special testing operations for residents of Hougang Avenue 8
  • Developed a sore throat, blocked nose and loss of taste the next day, and her test result came back positive on June 2.
  • Serology test result is pending
  • Received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine on Jan. 28 and the second dose on Feb. 18

Case 63973

  • 80-year-old female Singaporean who is a retiree
  • Asymptomatic but tested for Covid-19 as part of special testing operations for residents of Yishun Street 72 on June 1
  • Her serology test result is negative for the N antigen, which suggests the presence of early infection
  • Received her first dose of Covid-19 vaccine on Mar. 11 and the second dose on Apr.1

Summary of new cases linked to previous cases

There are 19 new community cases linked to the previous Covid-19 cases.

Of these 19 cases:

  • Four are from the [email protected] cluster. This includes a nursing aide and three residents.
  • One is from the Changi Prison Complex cluster
  • One is from the Chevy's Bar and Bistro cluster
  • Three are from the Hong Ye Group cleaners cluster
  • One is from the NTUC Foodfare (308 Anchorvale Road) cluster
  • Four are from the Case 63806 cluster
  • Two are from the Case 63887 cluster
  • Two are from the Case 63941 cluster
  • One is a closed contact of Case 63936

Imported cases

There are seven imported cases today.

Amongst the seven cases, six cases are Singaporeans and PRs who returned from India and the UAE, and one is a Long-Term Visit Pass holder who arrived from India.

42 cases discharged

42 more cases of Covid-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities.

In all, 61,523 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.

There are currently 216 confirmed cases who are still in the hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and two are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

328 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.

33 have passed away from complications due to Covid-19 infection.

Here is an overview of the progress of Singapore's vaccination programme:

Here's an overview of the local Covid-19 situation in the past weeks:

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