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25 Apr 2021

25th Apr 2021

       As of 25 April 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 40 imported cases, who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) upon arrival in Singapore. Amongst the new cases today, 37 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

40

40

0

3

37

Total

40






2.     Overall, the number of new cases in the community has increased from 8 cases in the week before to 10 cases in the past week. The number of unlinked cases in the community has decreased from 4 cases in the week before to 3 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 175 confirmed cases reported from 19 April to 25 April, 64 cases have tested positive for their serology tests, 68 have tested negative, and 43 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: 40

Amongst the 40 imported cases, 

- 2 (Cases 62382 and 62428) are Singaporeans and 10 (Cases 62374, 62388, 62397, 62398, 62402, 62418, 62419, 62420, 62423 and 62427) are Singapore Permanent Residents who returned from India, Indonesia, the Philippines and UAE.
- 4 (Cases 62383, 62385, 62394 and 62401) are Dependant’s Pass holders who arrived from India and Nepal.
- 5 (Cases 62380, 62381, 62384, 62386 and 62411) are Work Pass holders who arrived from India, the Maldives and Nepal.
- 12 are Work Permit holders who arrived from India, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines, of whom 6 (Cases 62376, 62405, 62406, 62408, 62409 and 62413) are foreign domestic workers.
- 4 (Cases 62403, 62404, 62412 and 62421) are Student’s Pass holders who arrived from Bangladesh and India.
- 3 (Cases 62393, 62396 and 62417) are Short-Term Visit Pass holders. Cases 62393 and 62396 arrived from Indonesia and India respectively to visit their family members who are Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents. Case 62417 arrived from Indonesia for a work project in Singapore. 

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 ongoing. 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.     33 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 60,662 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities. 

7.     There are currently 94 confirmed cases who are still in hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and 1 is in critical condition 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. 30 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection. 


MINISTRY OF HEALTH
25 APRIL 2021