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02 Feb 2021

2nd Feb 2021

          As of 2 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 19 imported cases, who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore. Amongst the new cases today, 16 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

19

 

19

0

 

3

16

Total

19

 

 

 

 

 

 


2.         Overall, the number of new cases in the community has decreased from 9 cases in the week before to 3 cases in the past week. The number of unlinked cases in the community has remained stable at 2 cases per week in the past 2 weeks. We will continue to closely monitor these numbers, as well as the cases detected through our surveillance programme.

3.            Amongst the 218 confirmed cases reported from 27 January to 2 February, 122 cases have tested positive for their serology tests, 41 have tested negative, and 55 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: 19

Amongst the 19 imported cases,

•             5 (Cases 59897, 59899, 59906, 59909 and 59911) are Singaporeans and 3 (Cases 59891, 59892 and 59907) are Singapore Permanent Residents who returned from Canada, India, Indonesia, the UAE and US.
•             3 (Cases 59893, 59901 and 59902) are Dependant’s Pass holders who arrived from the UAE.
•             2 (Cases 59894 and 59905) are Work Pass holders who arrived from Pakistan and the UAE.
•             3 are Work Permit holders who arrived from Bangladesh and Indonesia, of whom 2 (Cases 59903 and 59904) are foreign domestic workers.
•             3 (Cases 59895, 59896 and 59900) are Short-Term Visit Pass holders. Cases 59895 and 59896 arrived from India and Indonesia respectively to visit their family members who are Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents. Case 59900 arrived from the US for a work project 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.            30 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 59,301 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.

6.            There are currently 44 confirmed cases who are still in hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and none is in the intensive care unit. 210 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
2 FEBRUARY 2021