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01 Feb 2021

1st Feb 2021

       As of 1 February 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified that there are no new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection. There are 29 imported cases, who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore. Amongst the new cases today, 26 are asymptomatic, and were detected from our proactive screening and surveillance, while 3 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

0

 

0

0

 

0

0

Cases residing in dormitories

0

 

0

0

 

0

0

Imported cases

29

 

29

0

 

3

26

Total

29

 

 

 

 

 

 


2.     Overall, the number of new cases in the community has decreased from 13 cases in the week before to 3 cases in the past week. The number of unlinked cases in the community has also decreased from 3 cases in the week before to 2 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 213 confirmed cases reported from 26 January to 1 February, 116 cases have tested positive for their serology tests, 32 have tested negative, and 65 serology test results are pending.

Case Details

a) Cases in the community: 0

There are no cases in the community today. 

b) Cases residing in dormitories: 0

There are no cases residing in dormitories today.

c) Imported cases: 29

Amongst the 29 imported cases, 

• 2 (Cases 59858 and 59883) are Singaporeans and 3 (Cases 59855, 59857 and 59862) are Singapore Permanent Residents who returned from India and the UAE.
• 3 (Cases 59864, 59885, 59888) are Dependant’s Pass holders who arrived from India and the UAE.
• 2 (Cases 59879 and 59880) are Long-Term Visit Pass holders who arrived from India.
• 4 (Cases 59860, 59869, 59884 and 59889) are Work Pass holders who arrived from India.
• 10 are Work Permit holders who arrived from India, Indonesia and Myanmar, of whom 6 (Cases 59856, 59865, 59866, 59875, 59881 and 59886) are foreign domestic workers.
• 5 (Cases 59859, 59867, 59873, 59877 and 59878) are Short-Term Visit Pass holders. Case 59859 arrived from Italy for a work project in Singapore. Cases 59867, 59877 and 59878 arrived from India and Indonesia respectively to visit their family members who are Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents. Case 59873 arrived from India for studies in Singapore.

They had all already been placed on SHN or isolated upon arrival in Singapore and were tested while serving SHN or during isolation. 

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

Update on condition of confirmed cases

5.    43 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 59,271 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities. 

6.    There are currently 45 confirmed cases who are still in hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and none is in the intensive care unit. 220 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. 29 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection. 


MINISTRY OF HEALTH
1 FEBRUARY 2021