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01 Apr 2021

1st Apr 2021

     As of 1 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 26 imported cases, who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) upon arrival in Singapore. Amongst the new cases today, 23 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

26

26

0

3

23

Total

26

2.   Overall, the number of new cases in the community has increased from none in the week before to 3 cases in the past week. The number of unlinked cases in the community has also increased from none 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 154 confirmed cases reported from 26 March to 1 April, 50 cases have tested positive for their serology tests, 71 have tested negative, and 33 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,

  • 3 (Cases 61416, 61423 and 61427) are Singaporeans and 1 (Case 61421) is a Singapore Permanent Resident who returned from Belgium, India, Indonesia and Yemen.
  • 2 (Cases 61412 and 61413) are Student's Pass holders who arrived from India.
  • 1 (Case 61422) is a Work Pass holder who arrived from Japan.
  • 17 are Work Permit holders who arrived from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, the Philippines and UAE, of whom 3 (Cases 61415, 61428 and 61434) are foreign domestic workers.
  • 2 (Cases 61409 and 61418) are Short-Term Visit Pass holders who arrived from Indonesia and India respectively to visit their family members who are Singaporeans.

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.    12 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 60,161 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.

7.   There are currently 38 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. 178 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
1 APRIL 2021