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25 Jan 2020

26th Jan 2020

        As of 25 January 2020, 10pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed another imported case of Wuhan coronavirus infection in Singapore. Three confirmed cases were earlier announced on 23 and 24 January.

2.       The fourth confirmed case is a 36 year-old male Chinese national from Wuhan who arrived in Singapore with his family on 22 January. He is currently warded in an isolation room at Sengkang General Hospital (SKH) and his condition is stable.

3.        The case reported that he was asymptomatic during the flight to Singapore. He subsequently developed a cough on 23 January, and presented at SKH Emergency Department on 24 January. He was classified as a suspect case and immediately isolated. Subsequent test results confirmed Wuhan coronavirus infection at about 9.30pm on 25 January.

4.         Prior to hospital admission, the case stayed at Village Hotel Sentosa.

5.         MOH has initiated epidemiological investigations and contact tracing to identify individuals who had close contact with him.