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07 Jun 2021

7th Jun 2021

1.     As of 7 June 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified that there are 5 new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection, all of whom are linked to previous cases, and have already been placed on quarantine.The cases are in the community, and there are no new cases in the dormitories. There are 9 imported cases, who have already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) upon arrival in Singapore. Amongst the new cases today, 12 are asymptomatic, and were detected from our proactive screening and surveillance, while 2 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

5

 

5

0

 

2

3

Cases residing in dormitories

0

 

0

0

 

0

0

Imported cases

9

 

9

0

 

0

9

Total

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.     Overall, the number of new cases in the community has decreased from 128 cases in the week before to 105 cases in the past week. The number of unlinked cases in the community has also decreased from 23 cases in the week before to 15 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 159 confirmed cases reported from 1 June to 7 June, 76 cases have tested positive for their serology tests, 69 have tested negative, and 14 serology test results are pending.

Case Details

a) Cases in the community: 5

There are 5 cases in the community today, all of whom are linked to previous cases.

Atatcutz Singapore (348 Bedok Road) cluster

Already quarantined:

Case 64091 is a 34 year-old male Singaporean who works as a technical officer at Singapore Power and a part-time barber at Atatcutz Singapore (348 Bedok Road). He is a workplace contact of Cases 63969[1], 64049[2] and 64057[3], and was placed on quarantine on 2 June. He was tested for COVID-19 on 4 June during quarantine and his test result came back negative. He developed a fever and shortness of breath on 5 June and was again tested for COVID-19 on 6 June. His test result came back positive for COVID-19 infection on the same day. His serology test result is pending.

Case 64093 is a 39 year-old male Singapore Permanent Resident who is a manager at Prudential Services Singapore and has been working from home. As he had been identified as a close contact of Case 64057, he was placed on quarantine on 5 June. He developed a sore throat on the same day and reported his symptom. He was tested for COVID-19 infection on 6 June, and his test result came back positive for COVID-19 infection on the same day. His serology test result is pending.

MINDSville@Napiri cluster

Already quarantined:

Cases 64090 and 64094 are residents at MINDSville@Napiri. They are asymptomatic, and were detected from our proactive testing of residents of the Home. Both have already been vaccinated against COVID-19.

Case 63964 cluster[4]

Already quarantined:

Case 64103 is a 55 year-old female Singaporean who works in an administrative role at Alco Engineering Trading Pte Ltd, and was last at work on 11 February. She is a family member of Cases 63964 and 64011[5], and was placed on quarantine on 2 June. She is asymptomatic, and was detected when she was tested on 6 June during quarantine. Her test result came back positive for COVID-19 on 7 June. Her serology test result is pending. Case 64103 received her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on 1 May and the second dose on 22 May.

b) Cases residing in dormitories: 0

There are no cases residing in dormitories today.

c) Imported cases: 9

Amongst the 9 imported cases,

2 (Cases 64092 and 64100) are Singaporeans and 3 (Cases 64099, 64101 and 64102) are Singapore Permanent Residents who returned from Belgium, India and the UK.

1 (Case 64098) is a Work Pass holder who arrived from the Philippines.

3 are Work Permit holders who arrived from Indonesia and Malaysia, of whom 1 (Case 64095) is a foreign domestic worker.

They had all 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.

Update on condition of confirmed cases

6.     25 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 61,660 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.

7.     There are currently 204 confirmed cases who are still in hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and 2 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit. 313 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. 33 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

7 JUNE 2021



[1] Case 63969 is a 24 year-old male Malaysia national who works as a barber at Atatcutz Singapore (348 Bedok Road). He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 2 June.

[2] Case 64049 is a 25 year-old male Malaysia national who works as a barber at Atatcutz Singapore (348 Bedok Road). He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 4 June.

[3] Case 64057 is a 27 year-old male Malaysia national who works as a barber at Atatcutz Singapore (348 Bedok Road). He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 4 June.

[4] Case 63964 is a 61 year-old female Singaporean who works at NTUC FairPrice (Clementi Avenue 3). She was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 1 June.

[5] Case 64011 is a 51 year-old male Singaporean who works as a private hire driver for Grab. He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 2 June.