29 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in S'pore, 13 unlinked

Further updates tonight.

Ashley Tan | August 19, 2021, 05:47 PM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 32 cases of Covid-19 infection in Singapore as of 12pm on Thursday (Aug. 19).

This brings the total number of Covid-19 cases in Singapore to 66,366.

29 locally transmitted cases

There are 29 new cases of locally transmitted Covid-19 infection.

11 are linked to previous cases, and have already been placed on quarantine.

Five are linked to previous cases and were detected through surveillance.

13 are currently unlinked.

Three imported cases

There are three 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 two 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. 13: 49

Aug. 14: 58

Aug. 15: 53

Aug. 16: 53

Aug. 17: 56

Aug. 18: 53

Aug. 19: 32

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