Singapore Confirms 20 New Covid-19 Cases On 6 Jun 2021

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has made early confirmation of 20 new Covid-19 cases today (6 Jun). This brings the national tally to 62,196.

Among them are:

  • 6 community cases
  • 14 imported cases

Of the 6 community cases, only 1 is unlinked.

Meanwhile, all imported cases had been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore and were tested during their stay. 12 of them are returning Singaporeans/Permanent Residents.

As investigations are ongoing, MOH said they would release further details tonight.

13 community cases on 5 Jun with 0 unlinked

Yesterday (5 Jun), Singapore reported 18 new Covid-19 cases in total, comprising 13 community cases and 5 imported.

13 New Community Covid-19 Cases On 5 Jun Are All Linked To Previous Ones

For the first time since Singapore entered Phase 2 Heightened Alert, there were no unlinked cases.

Here are some of the highlights of the 13 community cases:

  • Atatcutz Singapore in Bedok is now a new Covid-19 cluster with 4 new cases linked
  • A 21-year-old Sri Lankan is linked to McDonald’s delivery riders cluster
  • 2 residents and a nursing aide are linked to MINDSville@Napiri cluster
  • A 25-year-old Indonesian, who is a domestic worker, is linked to Tektronix cluster
  • A 25-year-old Singaporean student from SIM and a 1-month-old male Singaporean are linked to the cluster involving a 74-year-old Singaporean retiree who tested positive on 24 May

You can read the full update here.

5 imported cases include 1 Singaporean & 2 PRs

Meanwhile, here’s the breakdown of the 5 imported cases:

  • 1 Singaporean and 2 Permanent Residents (PRs) who came back from Canada and India
  • 1 Student’s Pass holder from the United Arab Emirates
  • 1 Special Pass holder who is a sea crew from Thailand. He was tested onboard without disembarking the vessel.

They had all already been placed on SHN or isolated upon arrival in Singapore and were tested during their stay.

Don’t let your guard down, stay home as much as possible

3 weeks after Singapore entered the new Phase 2, we remain on heightened alert.

This means we must continue to take extra precautionary measures by staying home as much as possible and wearing masks with good filtration capacity.

Until Covid-19 is over, we shouldn’t let our guard down. Stay vigilant and abide by safety rules so that we can beat the pandemic for good.

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