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30 Mar 2021

30th Mar 2021

          As of 30 March 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 26 imported cases, who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) upon arrival in Singapore. All new cases today are asymptomatic, and were detected from our proactive screening and surveillance. 

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

26


26

0


0

26

Total

26








2.             Overall, the number of new cases in the community has increased from none in the week before to 2 cases in the past week. The number of unlinked cases in the community has also increased from none 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 126 confirmed cases reported from 24 March to 30 March, 45 cases have tested positive for their serology tests, 50 have tested negative, and 31 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: 26

Amongst the 26 imported cases,

·      7 (Cases 61315, 61324, 61326, 61330, 61331, 61341 and 61348) are Singaporeans and 3 (Cases 61311, 61322 and 61349) are Singapore Permanent Residents who returned from Bangladesh, India, Qatar, Spain and the UK.

·      3 (Cases 61320, 61323 and 61328) are Student’s Pass holders who arrived from Bangladesh and India.

·      2 (Cases 61314 and 61319) are Work Pass holders who arrived from India and Nepal.

·      7 are Work Permit holders who arrived from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia and the Philippines, of whom 5 (Cases 61316, 61336, 61338, 61342 and 61344) are foreign domestic workers.

·      4 (Cases 61317, 61318, 61325 and 61329) are Short-Term Visit Pass holders. Cases 61317 and 61318 arrived from India to visit their family members who are Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents. Cases 61325 and 61329 arrived from the Philippines and Ecuador respectively for work projects 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 in progress. 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.             7 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 60,138 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.

7.             There are currently 37 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. 142 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.