Singapore Confirms 35 New Covid-19 Cases, Bringing National Tally To 879 On 30 Mar
On Monday (30 Mar), Singapore confirmed 35 new Covid-19 cases, with 9 of them imported cases and 26 new local cases. 3 new clusters have also been found.
We now have a total of 879 confirmed cases, with 16 more cases discharged from hospital, meaning 228 have fully recovered, the Ministry of Health (MOH) reported.
Of the 420 cases still warded, 19 are in critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), while 3 have died.
206 have been isolated and sent to Concord International Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, and the Community Isolation Facility at D’Resort NTUC as they are clinically well but still test positive for Covid-19.
MOH also reported that of the 26 local cases:
- 12 cases are linked to clusters or previous cases.
- 14 cases are currently unlinked, and contact tracing is ongoing.
3 new clusters found
More worryingly, 3 new clusters of local cases have been found.
4 of the confirmed cases (826, 829, 852 and 860) are linked to S11 Dormitory@Punggol at 2 Seletar North Link.
7 of the confirmed cases (439, 678, 793, 818, 848, 864 and 873) are linked to Wilby Residences, a serviced residence at 25 Wilby Road.
5 of the confirmed cases (192, 556, 657, 670 and 813) are linked to Hero’s, a bar at 69 Circular Road.
Significant drop in number of imported cases
The good news is that the number of imported cases has dropped, with the number of new imported cases about one-third of the number of new local cases on Monday (30 Mar).
The 9 imported cases had travel history to Europe, North America, South America, the Middle East and ASEAN.
Here’s a summary of the confirmed cases on 30 Mar:
MS News wishes the infected patients a speedy recovery from the disease.
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