COVID-19: Singapore reports 40 new cases, 4 infections in community

21-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM Print This Post

The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 40 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Wednesday (20 January), taking the country’s total case count to 59,197.

There are four new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection, all in the community, and there are no new cases in the dormitories. It was the seventh consecutive day of COVID-19 cases reported in the community.

In addition, there are 36 imported cases, who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.

With 26 more patients discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities on Tuesday, 58,894 cases or 99.5 per cent of the total have fully recovered from the infection.

Most of the 45 hospitalised cases are stable or improving, and none is in the intensive care unit.

A total of 189 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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