COVID-19: Singapore confirms 2 new cases, both imported

03-Dec-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM Print This Post

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed two new COVID-19 cases in Singapore as of noon on Wednesday (2 December), taking the country’s total to 58,230.

Both new cases today are asymptomatic. There are no new cases of locally-transmitted infection.

The number of new cases in the community totalled five cases all currently unlinked in the past week.

Two more places were added to the list of public places recently visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious: Masjid Temenggong Daeng Ibrahim at 30 Telok Blangah Road on 19 November (8pm to 8.45pm) and Masjid Ahmad at 2 Lorong Sarhad on 20 November (12.40pm to 1.30pm)

Amongst the two imported cases, one is a Singapore permanent resident who returned from India. The remaining case is a work permit holder currently employed in Singapore who arrived from Indonesia. They had already been placed on SHN upon arrival in Singapore and were tested while serving SHN.

99 percent of total cases have recovered; none in ICU

With five more patients discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities on Wednesday, 58,144 cases or 99.9 per cent of the total have fully recovered from the infection.

Most of the 28 hospitalised cases are stable or improving, and none are in the intensive care unit.

A total of 29 patients with mild symptoms or are clinically well but still test positive are isolated and cared for at community facilities.

Apart from 29 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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