The Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 170 new cases of Covid-19 infection in Singapore as of 12pm on Thursday (July 22).
This brings the total number of Covid-19 cases reported in Singapore to 63,791.
162 of the cases are locally transmitted, of which 87 are linked to the Jurong Fishery Port cluster and five belong to the KTV cluster.
162 locally-transmitted cases
Of the 162 cases, 59 are linked to previous cases, and have already been placed on quarantine.
51 are linked to previous cases and were detected through surveillance. 52 are currently unlinked.
Amongst the cases are six seniors above 70 years who are unvaccinated, and are at risk of serious illness.
8 imported cases
In addition, there are eight imported cases, who have already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore.
Five were detected upon arrival in Singapore, while three developed the illness during SHN or isolation.
Further updates will be shared by MOH this evening.
Daily case numbers in past week
Here are the daily case numbers in the past week:
July 16: 61
July 17: 68
July 18: 92
July 19: 172
July 20: 195
July 21: 181
July 22: 170
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