The Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 172 new cases of Covid-19 infection in Singapore as of 12pm on Monday (July 19).
This brings the total number of Covid-19 cases reported in Singapore to 63,245.
163 of the cases are locally transmitted, of which 106 are linked to the Jurong Fishery Port cluster and 19 belong to the KTV cluster.
163 locally transmitted cases
Of the 163 cases, 66 are linked to previous cases, and have already been placed on quarantine.
71 are linked to previous cases and were detected through surveillance. 26 are currently unlinked.
Amongst the cases is one senior above 70 years who is unvaccinated, and is at risk of serious illness.
Nine imported cases
In addition, there are nine imported cases, who have already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore.
Four were detected upon arrival in Singapore, while five 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 13: 26
July 14: 60
July 15: 48
July 16: 61
July 17: 68
July 18: 92
July 19: 172
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