Singapore Covid-19 Cases Top 38,000

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 386 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday, raising the tally of infections in the republic to 38,296.

The country’s Ministry of Health (MOH) said two of the cases comprise a Singaporean and a Swiss work pass holder, while the remainder are foreign workers residing in dormitories.

In full data released late on Sunday, Singapore classified 1,743 cases as community transmissions, 580 as imported, and 35,587 as foreign workers in dorms.

In total, 24,886 cases of Covid-19, or about 66 per cent of Sunday’s tally of 37,910, have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities.

As of Sunday, there were 295 cases still in hospital, with three patients in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

Meanwhile, 12,704 cases who have mild symptoms, or are clinically well, but still test positive for Covid-19, are isolated and being cared for at community facilities.

Thus far, 25 people have died from complications due to Covid-19 in the city state.


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