[email protected] Covid-19 cluster grows to 32, 2 new cases added

The first case in the cluster, Case 63924, was reported in MOH's daily update on Jun. 1.

Nigel Chua | June 07, 2021, 10:45 PM

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 14 new cases of Covid-19 infection in Singapore as of 12pm on Monday (June 7).

This brings the total number of cases to 62,210.

There are five new cases of locally-transmitted Covid-19 infection, as well as nine imported cases.

No unlinked cases, 5 linked cases

There are five new community cases, who are all linked to previous Covid-19 cases.

The cases comprise two linked to the [email protected] cluster, two linked to the Atatcutz Singapore cluster, and one linked to the Case 63964 cluster.

[email protected] cluster grows to 32

Including the two new cases reported today (Jun. 7), there are now 32 cases linked to the [email protected] cluster.

The first case in the cluster, Case 63924, was reported in MOH's daily update on Jun. 1.

It was then announced on Jun. 2 by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) that there were 27 Covid-19 cases at the home, which houses people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

All 255 residents and staff were tested upon Case 63924's confirmation, MSF said on Jun. 2, while MOH said that today's new cases, (Cases 64090 and 64094) were both asymptomatic cases who were detected from its proactive testing of residents.

Atatcutz Singapore cluster grows to 8

The cluster at Atatcutz Singapore, a hair salon in Bedok, has now grown to eight, including the two cases reported today.

The two new cases comprise Case 64091, a 34-year-old male Singaporean who was a part-time barber at the hair salon, and Case 64093, a 39 year-old male Singapore Permanent Resident who is a close contact of another barber at the salon, Case 64057.

The cluster at Atatcutz Singapore was first reported on Jun. 5, with four cases linked to it.

The remaining case, Case 64103, is a 55 year-old female Singaporean who is a family member of two previous cases, Cases 63964 and 64011.

She was last at work on Feb. 11, MOH said, and had been placed on quarantine on Jun. 2. While asymptomatic, she tested positive while in quarantine, on Jun. 7.

She received her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on May 1 and the second dose on May 22, MOH said.

9 imported cases

In addition, there are nine imported cases today.

Of the nine cases:

  • Two cases (Cases 64092 and 64100) are Singaporeans who returned from the UK and from India respectively.
  • Three cases (Cases 64099, 64101 and 64102) are Singapore Permanent Residents who returned from India and Belgium.
  • One case (Case 64098) is a Work Pass holder who arrived from the Philippines.
  • Three are Work Permit holders who arrived from Indonesia and Malaysia, including one case (Case 64095) who is a foreign domestic worker.

All of the imported cases had all already been placed on SHN or isolated upon arrival in Singapore and were tested while serving SHN or during isolation.

25 more cases discharged

A total of 25 more cases of Covid-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities.

In all, 61,660 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged.

There are currently 204 confirmed cases who are still in the hospital, with two in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

A total of 313 are isolated and cared for at community facilities.

A total of 33 people have passed away from complications due to Covid-19 infection.

An overview of the local Covid-19 situation in the past weeks can be found here:

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