15 new COVID cases in Singapore, including 2 community, 6 imported

29-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM Print This Post

The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 15 new COVID-19 cases as of Monday (28 September) afternoon, taking Singapore’s total case count to 57,715.

“Based on our investigations so far, there are two cases in the community, both of whom are work pass holders,” said the MOH.

Six of the new cases are imported and have been placed on the stay-home notice upon arrival here.

The MOH said that more details will be provided in the press release issued at night.

This story will be updated later.

With eight more patients discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities on Sunday, 57,367 cases or 99.4 per cent of the total have fully recovered from the infection.

Most of the 31 hospitalised cases are stable or improving, while none is in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

A total of 275 patients with mild symptoms or are clinically well but still test positive are isolated and cared for at community facilities.

Apart from 27 patients who have died from COVID-19 complications, 15 others who tested positive for the virus were determined to have died from unrelated causes, including three whose deaths were attributed to a heart attack and another four, whose deaths were attributed to coronary heart disease.



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