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27 Jun 2021

27th Jun 2021

As of 27 June 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified that there are 12 new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection. The cases are in the community, and there are no new cases in the dormitories. Of the 12 cases, 10 are linked to previous cases and have already been placed on quarantine. 2 were detected through surveillance, amongst whom 1 is linked to previous cases and the remaining is currently unlinked. There are 2 imported cases, who have already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) upon arrival in Singapore. Amongst the new cases today, 8 are asymptomatic, and were detected from our proactive screening and surveillance, while 6 were symptomatic.

 

Summary of new cases

 

 

 

 

Breakdown by

 

Breakdown by

 

Number of cases

 

Already in quarantine/ isolation before detection

Detected from surveillance

 

Symptomatic

Asymptomatic

Cases in the community

12

 

10

2

 

6

6

Cases residing in dormitories

0

 

0

0

 

0

0

Imported cases

2

 

2

0

 

0

2

Total

14

 

 

 

 

 

 



2. Overall, the number of new cases in the community has decreased from 108 cases in the week before to 95 cases in the past week. The number of unlinked cases in the community has increased from 13 cases in the week before to 18 cases in the past week. We will continue to closely monitor these numbers, as well as the cases detected through our surveillance programme.

3. Amongst the 130 confirmed cases reported from 21 June to 27 June, 45 cases have tested positive for their serology tests, 78 have tested negative, and 7 serology test results are pending.

Case Details

a) Cases in the community: 12


There are 12 cases in the community today, of whom 11 are linked to previous cases and 1 is currently unlinked. 

Currently unlinked cases 

Detected through surveillance:

Case 64483 is a 37 year-old male Singaporean who works as a bunker surveyor at GW Marine Pte Ltd. He was detected when he was tested for COVID-19 on 24 June as part of Rostered Routine Testing (RRT). His pooled test result came back positive for COVID-19 on 25 June, and he subsequently developed a fever. An individual test was administered the next day, and his test result came back positive for COVID-19 infection on 26 June. His earlier tests from RRT – the last being on 21 June – were all negative for COVID-19 infection. His serology test result is negative for the N antigen, which suggests the presence of early infection. Case 64483 received his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on 20 January and the second dose on 10 February.

115 Bukit Merah View Market & Food Centre cluster

Already quarantined:

Case 64485 is a 30 year-old female Singaporean who works as an executive at the Central Provident Fund Board and was last at work on 23 June. She is a family member and household contact of Case 644741 and was placed on quarantine on 25 June. She was tested for COVID-19 on 26 June during quarantine, and developed body aches on the same day. Her test result came back positive for COVID-19 infection on 26 June. Her serology test result is negative.

Case 64492 is a 12 year-old female Singaporean who is a student at Zhangde Primary School and was last in school on 18 May. She is a family member and household contact of Case 644612  and was placed on quarantine on 24 June. She was tested for COVID-19 on 24 June during quarantine, and her test result came back positive for COVID-19 infection on 26 June. Her serology test result is negative for the N antigen, which suggests the presence of early infection. Case 64492 received her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on 10 June.

105 Henderson Crescent cluster

Already quarantined:

Case 64495 is an 82 year-old female Singaporean who is a retiree. She developed a cough and runny nose on 21 June but did not seek medical attention. As she had been identified as a household contact of Case 644733, she was placed on quarantine on 26 June. She was tested for COVID-19 on 26 June during quarantine and her test result came back positive for COVID-19 infection on 27 June. Her serology test result is pending.

Changi General Hospital cluster

Already quarantined:

Case 64486 is a 58 year-old female Singaporean who is a homemaker. She is a family member and household contact of Cases 644624 and 64490, and was placed on quarantine on 25 June. She was tested for COVID-19 on the same day during quarantine, and developed a fever and cough later that day. Her test result came back positive for COVID-19 infection on 26 June. Her serology test result is negative for the N antigen, which suggests the presence of early infection. Case 64486 received her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on 2 June.

Case 64487 is a 16 year-old female Singaporean who is a student at Republic Polytechnic, and was last on campus on 1 June. She is a family member and household contact of Case 644765, and was placed on quarantine on 25 June. She is asymptomatic, and was detected when she was tested for COVID-19 on 25 June during quarantine. Her test result came back positive for COVID-19 infection on 26 June. Her serology test result is negative for the N antigen, which suggests the presence of early infection. Case 64487 received her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on 16 June.

Case 64489 is a 62 year-old male Singaporean who works as a porter at Changi General Hospital (CGH), and was last at work on 21 June. He is a workplace contact of Cases 644136, 644427, 644438, 64462 and 64476, and was placed on quarantine on 24 June. He developed a cough and runny nose on the same day, but did not report his symptoms. He was detected when he was tested for COVID-19 on 25 June during quarantine. His test result came back positive for COVID-19 infection on 26 June. His earlier tests from RRT – the last being on 21 June – were all negative for COVID-19 infection. His serology test result is pending. Case 64489 received his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on 29 March and the second dose on 16 April.

Case 64490 is a 24 year-old female Singaporean who works as a porter at National University Hospital. She is a family member and household contact of Cases 64462 and 64486, and was placed on quarantine on 25 June. She was tested for COVID-19 on the same day during quarantine, and developed a fever the next day. Her test result came back positive for COVID-19 infection on 26 June, and she developed a sore throat and runny nose the next day. Her earlier tests from RRT – the last being on 22 June – were all negative for COVID-19 infection. Her serology test result is negative for the N antigen, which suggests the presence of early infection. Case 64490 received her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on 20 January and the second dose on 10 February.

Detected through surveillance:

Case 64484 is a 69 year-old female Singaporean who works as a healthcare assistant at CGH. She is a workplace contact of Cases 64413 and 64442, and was last at work on 21 June. She developed body aches on 24 June and sought medical treatment at a polyclinic on the same day but was not tested for COVID-19. She subsequently developed a fever and sore throat on 25 June evening and sought medical treatment at a General Practitioner clinic that night, where she was referred for a COVID-19 test. On 26 June, she sought medical treatment at CGH, and was tested for COVID-19. Her test result came back positive for COVID-19 infection on the same day. Her earlier tests from RRT – the last being on 21 June – were all negative for COVID-19 infection. Her serology test result is negative for the N antigen, which suggests the presence of early infection. Case 64484 received her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on 23 June.

Case 643949 cluster

Already quarantined:

Case 64494 is a 58 year-old male Singaporean who works as a private hire driver for Grab. He is a close contact of Case 6443810, and was placed on quarantine on 24 June. He is asymptomatic and was detected when he was tested for COVID-19 on 25 June during quarantine. His test result came back positive for COVID-19 infection on 26 June. His serology test result is pending. Case 64494 received his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on 30 March, and his second dose on 20 April.

Case 6444411 cluster

Already quarantined:

Case 64488 is a 74 year-old female Singaporean who is a retiree. She is a family member and household contact of Cases 64444 and 64491, and was placed on quarantine on 24 June. She is asymptomatic, and was detected when she was tested for COVID-19 on 25 June during quarantine. Her test result came back positive for COVID-19 infection on 26 June. Her serology test result is negative for the N antigen, which suggests the presence of early infection. Case 64488 received her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on 5 March, and her second dose on 26 March. 

Case 64491 is an 83 year-old male Singaporean who works as a cleaner at Seacare Environment Pte Ltd. He is a family member and household contact of Cases 64444 and 64488, and was placed on quarantine on 24 June. He is asymptomatic, and was detected when he was tested for COVID-19 on 25 June during quarantine. His test result came back positive for COVID-19 infection on 26 June. His serology test result is negative for the N antigen, which suggests the presence of early infection. Case 64491 received his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on 5 March, and his second dose on 26 March.

b) Cases residing in dormitories: 0

There are no cases residing in dormitories today. 

c) Imported cases: 2

Amongst the 2 imported cases, 

• 1 (Case 64481) is a Singapore Permanent Resident who returned from India.
• 1 (Case 64482) is a Work Permit holder who arrived from Indonesia.

They have already been placed on SHN upon arrival in Singapore and were tested while serving SHN.

4. Please refer to the Annexes and MOH’s daily Situation Report (www.moh.gov.sg/covid-19/situation-report) for details.

5. Epidemiological investigations are in progress. In the meantime, all the identified close contacts of the cases have been isolated and placed on quarantine, and will be tested at the start and end of their quarantine period so that we can detect asymptomatic cases. We will also conduct serological tests for the close contacts to determine if the cases could have been infected by them.

6. MOH has been monitoring existing clusters for any further transmission. As there have been no more cases linked to the Case 63446 cluster for the past two incubation periods (i.e. 28 days), the cluster has now been closed.

Update on condition of confirmed cases

7. 14 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 62,195 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities. 

8. There are currently 148 confirmed cases who are still in hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and 4 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit. 165 are isolated and cared for at community facilities. These are those who have mild symptoms, or are clinically well but still test positive for COVID-19. 36 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection. 

[1] Case 64474 is a 28 year-old female Singaporean who works as an officer with the Singapore Police Force. She was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 25 June.

[2] Case 64461 is an 11 year-old male Singaporean who is a student at Alexandra Primary School. He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 25 June.

[3] Case 64473 is a 43 year-old female Indonesia national who is a foreign domestic worker. She was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 25 June.

[4] Case 64462 is a 66 year-old male Singaporean who works as a porter at Changi General Hospital. He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 24 June.

[5] Case 64476 is a 48 year-old female Singaporean who works as a porter at Changi General Hospital. She was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 25 June.

[6] Case 64413 is a 35 year-old male Singaporean who works as a porter at Changi General Hospital. He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 23 June.

[7] Case 64442 is a 67 year-old male Singaporean who works as a porter at Changi General Hospital. He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 24 June.

[8] Case 64443 is a 72 year-old male Singaporean who works as a porter at Changi General Hospital. He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 24 June.

[9] Case 64394 is an 81 year-old male Singaporean who is a retiree. He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 22 June.

[10] Case 64438 is a 74 year-old female Singaporean who is a retiree. She was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 24 June.

[11] Case 64444 is a 32 year-old male Singaporean who works as an equipment specialist at Singapore General Hospital. He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 24 June.