Of 16 new COVID cases in Singapore, 13 in community

22-Jun-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM Print This Post

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Monday (21 June) confirmed 16 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, taking the country’s total case count to 62,430.

Thirteen are local cases in the community. Of them, five out of eight linked cases had been quarantined earlier. The three remaining cases are imported and are returning Singapore residents.

Monday marks the 57th consecutive day with local cases reported.

This story will be updated later.

99 percent of total cases have recovered, 1 in ICU

With 19 more patients discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities on Sunday, 62,042 cases or 99.4 per cent of the total have fully recovered from the infection.

Most of the 142 hospitalised cases are stable or improving, while one of them is in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

A total of 196 patients with mild symptoms or are clinically well but still test positive are isolated and cared for at community facilities.

Apart from the 34 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.

Among the 138 confirmed cases reported from 14 to 20 June, 48 cases have tested positive for their serology tests, 77 have tested negative, and 13 serology test results are pending.



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