118 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in S'pore, 29 unlinked

Further updates will be shared in the evening.

Lean Jinghui | August 25, 2021, 06:33 PM

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 120 cases of Covid-19 infection in Singapore as of 12pm on Wednesday (Aug. 25).

This brings the total number of Covid-19 cases in Singapore to 66,812.

118 locally transmitted cases

26 of the cases are linked to the North Coast Lodge cluster, of whom 25 have been placed on quarantine earlier.

Of the remaining 92 cases, 19 are linked to previous cases, and have already been placed on quarantine. 44 are linked to previous cases and were detected through surveillance.

29 cases are currently unlinked.

Amongst the cases are two seniors above 70 years who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and are at risk of serious illness.

Two imported cases

There are two imported cases, who have already been placed on Stay Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore.

One was detected upon arrival in Singapore, while one developed the illness during SHN or isolation.

Further updates will be shared by MOH later this evening.

Daily case numbers in the past week

Aug. 19: 32

Aug. 20: 40

Aug. 21: 37

Aug. 22: 35

Aug. 23: 98

Aug. 24: 116

Aug. 25: 120

Top photo by Zheng Zhangxin