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11 Aug 2020

11th Aug 2020

      As of 11 August 2020, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified an additional 61 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore. The breakdown of the cases is as follows:

a) Imported cases: 3 (2 Long-Term Visit Pass holders, 1 Dependant’s Pass holder)

Amongst the 3 imported cases, 2 (Cases 55403 and 55408) are Long-Term Visit Pass holders who arrived from India on 28 July and 29 July.  The remaining case (Case 55415) is a Dependant’s Pass holder who arrived from India on 30 July. All of them had been placed on 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN) upon arrival in Singapore, and were serving their SHN at dedicated facilities. They had been tested while serving their SHN.

b) Cases in the community: 2 (2 Singaporeans)

Both of the community cases today are linked to previous cases. Cases 55381 and 55382 are family members who had been identified as contacts of previously confirmed cases. They had been placed on quarantine, and were tested when they reported having symptoms. 

Overall, the number of new cases in the community has remained stable at an average of 2 cases per day in the past 2 weeks. The number of unlinked cases in the community has also remained stable at an average of 1 case per day in the past 2 weeks. We will continue to closely monitor these numbers, as well as the cases detected through our surveillance programme.

c) Cases residing in dormitories: 56

The Inter-agency Taskforce has completed the testing of all workers in the dormitories. There are currently about 22,500 workers who are still serving out their quarantine period. These workers will be tested when their isolation ends, and we expect the case counts to remain high in the coming days, before tapering down thereafter.

2.      Details of these trends can be found in MOH’s daily situation Report (www.moh.gov.sg/covid-19/situation-report). Please refer to Annex A  for the summary of the confirmed cases. 

3.      Of the new cases, 97% are linked to known clusters, while the rest are pending contact tracing. 

4.      The Inter-agency Taskforce has completed the clearing of dormitories through aggressive testing of workers. The following dormitories have been cleared, and now house only recovered individuals and those who have recently tested negative for COVID-19 infection. As such, the clusters have now been closed. 

- 10 Kian Teck Crescent dormitory
- Kranji Dormitory (17 Kranji Way)
- 20 Benoi Lane
- 24 Benoi Place
- 100A Central Boulevard
- 7 Gambas Crescent
- 71 Kaki Bukit Industrial Terrace
- Kampong Bugis
- 3 Kian Teck Crescent
- 6 Kian Teck Crescent
- 12 Kian Teck Crescent
- 45 Kian Teck Drive
- 28 Kian Teck Road
- 8 Martin Place
- Melody Springs construction site (477A Yishun Street 44)
- 1A Pioneer Sector Walk
- 20 Senoko Crescent
- 4 Sungei Kadut Avenue
- 18 Sungei Kadut Avenue
- 20 Sungei Kadut Avenue
- 31 Sungei Kadut Loop
- 33 Sungei Kadut Loop
- 2 Sungei Kadut Street 4
- 17 Sungei Kadut Street 4
- 144 Tagore Lane
- Tampines Street 62
- 9B Tech Park Crescent
- 12 Tech Park Crescent
- 53L Tuas South Avenue 1
- 200A Tuas South Boulevard
- 2 Tuas South Street 2
- 3 Tuas View Circuit
- 35 Tuas View Walk 2
- 781 Woodlands Avenue 9
- 2 Woodlands Industrial Park E1
- 9 Woodlands Industrial Park E1
- 148 Woodlands Industrial Park E5

Links between previous cases found

5.      In the past week (4 August to 10 August), MOH has uncovered links for 1 previously unlinked case in the community. 

6.      Further epidemiological investigations and contact tracing have uncovered links between previously announced and new cases. Please refer to Annex B and Annex C  for details. 

Update on condition of confirmed cases

7.      519 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 50,128 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities. 

8.      There are currently 104 confirmed cases who are still in hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and none is in the intensive care unit. 5,094 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. 27 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection. 


MINISTRY OF HEALTH
11 AUGUST 2020