29 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in S’pore, 17 unlinked

Further updates will be shared tonight.

Karen Lui | August 22, 2021, 05:27 PM

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 35 cases of Covid-19 infection in Singapore as of 12pm on Sunday (Aug. 22).

This brings the total number of Covid-19 cases in Singapore to 66,478.

29 locally transmitted cases

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

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

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

17 are currently unlinked.

Among the cases, there is one senior above 70 years who is partially vaccinated and is at risk of serious illness.

Six imported cases

There are six 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 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. 16: 53

Aug. 17: 56

Aug. 18: 53

Aug. 19: 32

Aug. 20: 40

Aug. 21: 37

Aug. 22: 35

Top photo by Karen Lui