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05 Apr 2021

5th Apr 2021

       As of 5 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 17 imported cases, who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated 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

17

17

0

0

17

Total

17






2.     Overall, the number of new cases in the community has remained stable at 2 cases per week in the past 2 weeks. The number of unlinked cases in the community has also 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 174 confirmed cases reported from 30 March to 5 April, 73 cases have tested positive for their serology tests, 83 have tested negative, and 18 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: 17

Amongst the 17 imported cases, 

- 4 (Cases 61573, 61574, 61576 and 61582) are Singapore Permanent Residents who returned from India, Indonesia and Malaysia.
- 1 (Case 61568) is a Dependant’s Pass holder who arrived from India.
- 1 (Case 61569) is a Long-Term Visit Pass holder who arrived from the UK.
- 1 (Case 61583) is a Work Pass holder who arrived from India.
- 6 are Work Permit holders who arrived from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia and Malaysia, of whom 1 (Case 61584) is a foreign domestic worker.
- 4 (Cases 61571, 61572, 61577 and 61578) are Short-Term Visit Pass holders. Cases 61571, 61577 and 61578 arrived from Brazil, Canada and Serbia to participate in a sporting event, and Case 61572 arrived from the US with her child who is studying here. 

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. 

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.     12 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 60,214 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities. 

7.     There are currently 46 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. 205 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
5 APRIL 2021