I know you did a double take after reading the headline, but you’ve not read it wrong.
As of 12pm today (9 Jun), the Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 4 new cases of COVID-19 infection.
2 of them are community cases, and 1 of them is unlinked.
The other 2 are imported cases.
This brings the total number of cases in Singapore to 62,223.
Based on yesterday’s figures, the number of new cases in the community has decreased from 125 cases in the week before to 93 cases in the past week. The number of unlinked cases in the community has also decreased from 24 cases in the week before to 10 cases in the past week.
Unlinked Cases Reported Yesterday Include a Bakery Retail Staff in AMK & Orchard
Of the 3 cases in the community reported yesterday (8 June), 2 are currently unlinked. They are:
- a 54-year-old male Singapore Permanent Resident who works as a vessel manager at NYK Shipmanagement Pte Ltd
- a 35-year-old Malaysian woman who works as a retail assistant at Four Leaves (Ion Orchard and AMK Hub)
The bakery employee developed a fever, cough, sore throat, and runny nose on 5 June but did not seek medical treatment until 7 June when she visited a GP clinic.
There, she underwent an ART and PCR test, both of which came back positive on the same day. Her serology test result is pending.
483 Active Cases
There are currently 187 confirmed cases who are still in hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and 2 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.
296 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.
34 have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.
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