752 New Cases Of Covid-19 Reported On 14 May, Record 1,164 Patients Discharged

As of 12pm on Thursday (14 May), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed 752 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore.

This brings that total number of confirmed cases to 26,098.

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2 community cases involving Singaporeans/Permanent Residents were reported, while migrant workers living in dormitories made up the remaining 750 cases.

99% of the new clusters are linked to known clusters, while the rest are pending contact tracing.

1 new cluster identified

MOH has also announced 1 new cluster at 2 Perumal Road.

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Record number of patients discharged

A whopping 1,164 patients were discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities.

This is the first time over 1,000 patients have been discharged in a day, and brings the total number of recoveries to 5,973.

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However, 1,072 confirmed cases still remain in the hospital, with 20 in critical condition. 19,032 patients are still in isolation, and Singapore’s death toll stands at 21.

Less than 5 community cases reported for 5th straight day

This makes the 5th straight day less than 5 community cases were reported.

Hopefully, this is a good sign that ‘Circuit Breaker’ measures are effective, and no extension will be required after 1 Jun.

Let’s keep up our good habits and get over the crisis soon.

Featured image adapted from Asia Times.