1,275 More Cases Discharged, 793 New Cases of COVID-19 Infection Confirmed

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          Since 15 May 2020, 12 pm, the Ministry of Health And Wellness (MOH) has actually confirmed and also validated an extra 793 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore. The break down is as complies with:

a)            Imported cases: 0

There are no imported cases today.

b)            Cases in the area: 1 (1 Singaporean/Permanent Homeowner)

The variety of new cases in the area has actually lowered, from approximately 8 cases each day in the week previously, to approximately 4 each day in the previous week. The variety of unlinked cases in the area has actually additionally lowered, from approximately 3 cases each day in the week previously, to approximately 1 each day in the previous week. We will certainly remain to very closely keep track of these numbers, in addition to the cases spotted via our monitoring program.

c)            Job License owners (living outdoors dorms): 1

The variety of new cases among Job License owners living outdoors dorms has actually lowered, from approximately 6 cases each day in the week previously, to approximately 2 each day in the previous week.

d)            Job License owners (living in dorms): 791

We remain to get a lot more cases among Job License owners living in dorms, consisting of in factory-converted dorms, as a result of comprehensive screening in these properties, as component of our procedure to validate and also evaluate the standing of all employees.

2.            Information of these fads can be located in MOH’& rsquo; s day-to-day circumstance Record (www.moh.gov.sg/covid-19/situation-report). Please describe Annex A for the recap of the confirmed cases.

3.            Of the new cases, 99% are connected to understood collections, while the remainder are pending call mapping.

4.            MOH has actually been checking existing collections for any kind of additional transmission. As there have actually disappeared cases connected to McDonald’& rsquo; s and also the improvement websites at the National Teaching Hospital (5 Reduced Kent Ridge Roadway) for the previous 2 incubation durations (i.e. 28 days), the collections have actually currently been shut.

 

Hyperlinks in between previous cases located

5.            In the previous week (8 May to 14 May), MOH has actually discovered web links for 68 formerly unlinked cases.

6.            Additional epidemiological examinations and also call mapping have actually discovered web links in between formerly introduced and also new cases. Please describe Annex B and also Annex C for information.

 

Update on problem of confirmed cases

7.            1,275 more cases of COVID-19 infection have actually been discharged from healthcare facilities or area seclusion centers. In all, 7,248 have actually completely recouped from the infection and also have actually been discharged from healthcare facilities or area treatment centers.

8.            There are presently 1,124 confirmed cases that are still in health center. Of these, many are secure or enhancing, and also 18 remain in vital problem in the critical care unit. 18,498 are separated and also taken care of at area centers. These are those that have light signs and symptoms, or are scientifically well however still examination favorable for COVID-19 21 have actually died from issues because of COVID-19 infection.

 

MINISTRY OF WELLNESS
15 MAY 2020