Novel coronavirus in Singapore: What we know about the patients who have fully recovered

Novel coronavirus in Singapore: What we know about the patients who have fully recovered

People wearing mask at Orchard Road Singapore Feb 3 (14)
People were seen wearing masks at Orchard Road, Singapore on Feb 3. (Photo: Gaya Chandramohan)

SINGAPORE: Four more people were discharged after recovering from COVID-19, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a daily update on Wednesday (Feb 26). 

Cases 49, 56, 59 and 73 were discharged on Wednesday, bringing the total number of fully recovered patients in Singapore to 62.

Two new COVID-19 cases were announced on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases in Singapore to 93.

There are 31 confirmed cases still in hospital, with seven patients in critical condition.

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Explore our interactive: All the COVID-19 cases in Singapore and the clusters and links between them

Authorities on Feb 7 raised the Disease Outbreak Response System Condition (DORSCON) level to Orange, after several cases of coronavirus without travel history to mainland China or links to previous cases.

Here is what we know about the patients who have been discharged:

CASE 73

Who: A 43-year-old Singapore Armed Forces regular serviceman.

He reported the onset of symptoms on Feb 9 and sought treatment at a GP clinic a day later.

He was a close contact of Case 51, who works at Grace Assembly of God's branches in Tanglin and Bukit Batok, and was served a home quarantine order on Feb 13. 

A day later, he was taken to NCID and he tested positive for the coronavirus on Feb 15.

He was discharged on Feb 26.

CASE 59

Who: A 61-year-old Singaporean man.

Case 59 works as an anaesthesiologist at a private hospital.

He reported onset of symptoms on Feb 7 and sought treatment at Farrer Park Hospital’s emergency care clinic three days later.

He went to the emergency department at Mount Elizabeth Hospital on Feb 12 and was admitted to NCID the next day.

He was discharged on Feb 26.

CASE 56

Who: A 30-year-old Bangladeshi national.

Case 56 is linked to the cluster at the Seletar Aerospace Heights construction site. 

He had been identified as a close contact of Case 47, a fellow Bangladesh national who worked at the same site, and was quarantined.

He reported onset of symptoms on Feb 12 and was brought to Tan Tock Seng Hospital where he was immediately isolated. 

Prior to hospital admission, he had been quarantined at a government quarantine facility.

His infection was confirmed on Feb 13 and he was discharged on Feb 26.

CASE 49

Who: A 46-year-old Singaporean man.

The 49th case is a 46-year-old Singaporean man who lives at Toh Guan Road.

He is an employee of Grace Assembly of God church and went to work at the church branches in Tanglin and Bukit Batok before being hospitalised.

He reported onset of symptoms on Feb 3 and sought treatment at a GP clinic on Feb 8.

He went to the emergency department at the National University Hospital (NUH) on Feb 8 and was discharged on the same day.

He was admitted to NUH on Feb 10, and test results confirmed COVID-19 infection the next day.
He was discharged on Feb 26.

CASE 58

Who: A 55-year-old Singaporean man.

Case 58 works at Grace Assembly of God. He reported onset of symptoms on Feb 10 and went to NCID two days later.

He was confirmed to have the virus the next day. He was discharged on Feb 25.

CASE 62

Who: A 44-year-old Singaporean woman.

Case 62 is linked to the cluster at Grace Assembly of God.

She reported onset of symptoms on Feb 9, and sought treatment at a GP clinic the next day. 

She went to SGH on Feb 12 and was immediately isolated. Her infection was confirmed the next day.

She was discharged on Feb 25.

CASE 77

Who: A 35-year-old Singaporean man.

The 77th case is a contact of Case 50, a DBS employee.

He reported onset of symptoms on Feb 10 and sought treatment at a GP clinic on the same day, and again on Feb 11.

He went to Tan Tock Seng Hospital on Feb 12 and was transferred to NCID on the same day. Subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on the morning of Feb 17.

He was discharged on Feb 25.

CASE 81

Who: A 50-year-old Singaporean man.

Case 81 is a 50-year-old Singaporean man linked to the cluster at Grace Assembly of God.

He reported onset of symptoms on Feb 16 and was sent to NCID via ambulance following a phone consultation with a GP. 

He was confirmed with COVID-19 on the morning of Feb 18. He was discharged on Feb 25.

CASE 91

Who: A 58-year-old Singaporean woman.

Case 91 is the wife of Case 83

She reported onset of symptoms and sought treatment at a GP clinic on Feb 1, 6 and 10. She recovered sometime between Jan 26 and Feb 18, without having been hospitalised for COVID-19.

As she had been identified as a contact of Case 66, she was referred by MOH to NCID on Feb 18 and tested positive for COVID-19 on the afternoon of Feb 22.

According to an MOH update on Feb 25, the couple visited The Life Church and Missions Singapore on Jan 19 - the same day as Case 8 and 9, two Chinese nationals from Wuhan. 

They then attended the Chinese New Year gathering at Mei Hwan Drive on Jan 25, which case 66 also attended.

She was discharged on Feb 25.

COVID-19 infographic: How The Life Church and Grace Assembly of God clusters are linked

CASE 46

Who: A 46-year-old Singaporean permanent resident.

Case 46 lives in Johor Bahru and works at Resorts World Sentosa Casino in Singapore. 

The Singapore permanent resident reported the onset of symptoms on Feb 5, and sought treatment at a GP clinic on Feb 9. He was transferred to Tan Tock Seng Hospital by ambulance on the same day.

Subsequent test results confirmed he was infected on Feb 10.  He was discharged on Feb 24.

CASE 87

Who: A 32-year-old Singaporean man.

Case 87 is a 32-year-old Singaporean man who was evacuated from Wuhan on Feb 9. He did not show symptoms when he boarded the flight, but was put under quarantine upon landing in Singapore.

He is linked to Case 76, a one-year-old baby who was also evacuated from the epicentre of the outbreak. The baby was discharged on Feb 18.

The man was confirmed to have the virus on Feb 21 and was discharged on Feb 24.

CASE 9

Who: A 56-year-old Chinese man from Wuhan.

The man arrived with his wife, Case 8, in Singapore on Jan 19.

Neither had showed symptoms during their flight, but developed symptoms on Jan 24.

The woman tested positive for the virus on Jan 28, and the man a day later.

Investigations later showed that both of them had visited The Life Church and Missions Singapore in Paya Lebar, which has since been identified as a possible cluster.

The man was discharged on Feb 23. His wife was discharged on Feb 18.

CASE 64

Who: A 50-year-old Singaporean man.

The man, a 50-year-old Singaporean male taxi driver, reported onset of symptoms on Feb 3 and had sought treatment at two GP clinics on Feb 5, Feb 7, Feb 10 and Feb 13. 

He was referred to the emergency department at NUH on Feb 13. Subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on Feb 14 morning. 

He was discharged on Feb 23.

CASE 28

Who: A six-month-old baby, the son of Cases 19 and 27

The boy tested positive for COVID-19 on Feb 5 and was warded at KK Women's and Children's Hospital.

Prior to hospital admission, he was cared for at home. He was discharged on Feb 22.

CASE 19

Who: The 28-year-old Singapore permanent resident is a salesperson at Yong Thai Hang, a health product shop that primarily serves Chinese tourists. 

The woman and her six-month-old baby were both discharged on Feb 22.

She reported the onset of symptoms on Jan 29 and sought treatment at a GP clinic that day. 

She then went to Tan Tock Seng Hospital's emergency department on Jan 30 and was discharged after a chest X-ray came back negative for pneumonia. She did not leave her home from Jan 31 to Feb 2.

On Feb 3, she was admitted to Singapore General Hospital and tested positive for COVID-19 later that day. 

Her 44-year-old domestic helper was discharged on Feb 18, while her husband was discharged on Feb 21. 

CASE 3

Who: The 37-year-old man is the son of the first confirmed coronavirus case in Singapore. 

Details: The man had been staying with his father at Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort and Spa, and became a confirmed case on Jan 24.

He was discharged on Feb 21, while his father was discharged on Feb 19.

He was warded at the Singapore General Hospital and was part of the Grand Hyatt cluster.

CASE 23

Who: A 17-year-old man from Singapore.

Details: He was first evacuated from Wuhan on Jan 30, and tested positive for the virus on Feb 3 despite not showing any symptoms. He was warded at the NCID and discharged on Feb 21.

CASE 27

Who: A 45-year-old Singaporean man.

Details: The man had no recent travel history to China and lives in Jalan Bukit Merah. He first discovered symptoms on Feb 1 and was confirmed to have the virus on Feb 5. He works as a private-hire driver and had been to Tiong Bahru Plaza, Tiong Bahru Market and Beo Crescent Market and Food Centre.

He was discharged on Feb 21. His wife, who is Case 19.

CASE 50

Who: A 62-year-old Singaporean man.

Details: He works at DBS Asia Central at Marina Bay Financial Centre and no recent travel history to China. He is a family member of Case 55 and Case 65, contact of Case 77.

He first discovered symptoms on Feb 7 and sought treatment at 2 GPs on Feb 7, Feb 10 and Feb 11. He was subsequently admitted to NCID on Feb 11. He was confirmed to have the virus on Feb 12. He was discharged on Feb 21.

He stayed at Mei Hwan Drive.

CASE 51

Who: A 48-year-old Singaporean man.

Details: He works at Grace Assembly of God in both Tanglin and Bukit Batok, but stays in Bishan Street 13.

He first discovered symptoms on Feb 4 and went to the GP on Feb 5 and Feb 10. Later, he went to NCID on Feb 11 and was diagnosed with the virus on Feb 12.

He was later discharged on Feb 21.

CASE 57

Who: A 26-year-old Singaporean man.

Details: He was linked to cluster at Grace Assembly of God and no recent travel history to China.

He first discovered the symptoms on Feb 11 and was diagnosed with the virus on Feb 13.

The man who stayed at Senja Road was warded at NCID. He was discharged on Feb 21.

CASE 63

Who: A 54-year-old Singaporean woman.

Details: She was linked to the cluster at Grace Assembly of God and had no recent travel history to China.

She had gone to work at PUB and self-isolated at Marisson Hotel Bugis at Beach Road. She stayed at Potong Pasir Avenue 3.

The symptoms first appeared for her on Feb 13, and she was confirmed to have the virus on Feb 14. She was warded at NCID.

She was finally discharged on Feb 21.

CASE 70

Who: A 27-year-old Singaporean woman.

Details: She was linked to cluster at Grace Assembly of God, family member of case 66. 

She attended church services at God's Kingdom Bread of Life Church at 37, Jalan Pemimpin, works at HipVan at 19, Kallang Avenue and lives at Mei Hwan Drive.

She had no recent travel history to China.

She was at NCID and was first diagnosed with the virus on Feb 15, 12 days after she had first noticed symptoms.

She was discharged on Feb 21.

CASE 83

Who: A 54-year-old Singaporean man.

Details: He is linked to The Life Church and Missions Singapore cluster.

While he had no recent travel history to China, he travels frequently to Malaysia for work.

He works at Philemon Singapore at 16 Kallang Place and stayed at Rivervale Drive.

He first noticed symptoms on Jan 28, and was diagnosed with the virus on Feb 19. He was warded at NCID and discharged on Feb 21.

CASE 84

Who: A 35-year-old Singaporean woman.

Details: She was linked to patient 66 in Grace Assembly of God cluster and had visited Bugis Junction.

She works at Lonza Biologics at 35 Tuas South Avenue 6 and stayed within the Aljunied Road area.

She first noticed symptoms on Feb 4, and was confirmed to have the virus on Feb 19. She was at NCID and discharged on Feb 21.

CASE 6

Who: 56-year-old man from Wuhan

The sixth confirmed case, he arrived in Singapore on Jan 19 and developed a cough on Jan 25. 

He presented himself at Changi General Hospital the next day and tested positive for the virus on Jan 27. 

Prior to that, he had stayed at his family home at Pasir Ris Grove.

He was discharged on Feb 20.

CASE 16

Who: 38-year-old man from Wuhan

Case 16 is a 38-year-old man from Wuhan who arrived in Singapore on Jan 22 and developed symptoms the next day. 

He stayed at his home at Nathan Road until Jan 29, when he took a taxi to SGH. 

He tested positive for COVID-19 on Jan 31 and was warded in an isolation room at the Singapore General Hospital.

He was discharged on Feb 20.

CASE 66

Who: 28-year-old Singaporean man

Case 66 is a 28-year-old Singaporean man who had no recent travel history to China. He is linked to the cluster at Grace Assembly of God.

He reported onset of symptoms on Jan 29 and had sought treatment at a GP clinic on Feb 2, Feb 5 and Feb 12, when he was referred to NCID and warded in an isolation room. He tested positive for the virus on Feb 14.

He works at Grace Assembly of God and attended God’s Kingdom Bread of Life Church at 37 Jalan Pemimpin. He lives at Mei Hwan Drive.

He was discharged on Feb 20. 

CASE 1

Who: 66-year-old man from Wuhan

Singapore's first confirmed case, a 66-year-old man from Wuhan, was discharged from hospital on Feb 19, nearly a month after he tested positive for COVID-19.

The man arrived in Singapore with his family on Jan 20, after flying in from Guangzhou on a China Southern flight. He reported having a sore throat while on the flight, and developed a fever and cough the next day. 

He had stayed at Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort and Spa. He went to Singapore General Hospital on Jan 22 and tested positive the next day.

His son, who was also infected, became Singapore's third confirmed case.

CASE 32

Who: 42-year-old Singaporean woman

Case 32 is a teacher at Victoria Junior College who reported symptoms on Feb 2 and was admitted to Parkway East Hospital three days later. She was then moved to NCID. 

She was confirmed with COVID-19 on Feb 6 and discharged on Feb 19.

CASE 33

Who: 39-year-old Singaporean woman

The 33rd person to test positive for the virus is linked to the cluster at The Life Church and Missions Singapore.

She developed symptoms on Jan 30, went to Sengkang General Hospital on Feb 2 and was admitted.

Test results confirmed the infection on Feb 6. She was discharged on Feb 19.

CASE 44

Who: 37-year-old Singaporean man

Case 44 is a Certis Cisco officer who served quarantine orders on two people from Wuhan.  They subsequently tested positive for the infection.

The officer reported having symptoms on Jan 31, and sought treatment at a general practitioner clinic on Feb 2.

He went to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital on Feb 6, where he was isolated and warded. He tested positive for the coronavirus on Feb 9 and was discharged on Feb 19.

CASE 55

Who: 30-year-old Singaporean man

Case 55 is a family member of case 50, a 62-year-old Singaporean man who works at DBS.

He reported onset of symptoms on Jan 30 and sought treatment at a GP clinic on the same day, and again on Feb 3. He went to NCID on Feb 12 and was subsequently tested positive for COVID-19 infection on Feb 13 morning.

He was discharged on Feb 19.

CASE 76

Who: 1-year-old Singaporean boy

Case 76 is a one-year-old Singaporean boy who was among the group of Singaporeans evacuated from Wuhan on Feb 9. 

He did not have symptoms when he boarded the flight, and was quarantined after landing in Singapore. He was diagnosed on Feb 16 and discharged on Feb 18.

CASE 38

Who: A 52-year old Singaporean woman

The 38th case had visited The Life Church and Missions Singapore in Paya Lebar, which is also linked to cases 8, 9, 31 and 38.  

She had no recent travel history to China.

On Feb 3, she reported the onset of symptoms and visited Choa Chu Kang Polyclinic the next day. 

She was admitted to NCID on Feb 7 and tested positive for the infection a day later.

She was discharged on Feb 18.

CASE 21

Who: A 44-year-old Indonesian woman

The 21st person to test positive for the virus is the domestic helper of case 19, a salesperson at Yong Thai Hang. 

The Indonesian national lived at Jalan Bukit Merah with her employer's family.

She reported the onset of symptoms on Feb 2 and did not leave her home. She was admitted to SGH on Feb 3 and tested positive for the virus the next day.

She was discharged on Feb 18.

CASE 8

Who: A 56-year-old woman from Wuhan

The eighth confirmed case is a 56-year-old woman from Wuhan who arrived on Jan 19 with her husband, case 9.

Neither showed symptoms during their flight. They stayed with their family at their home at Lorong Lew Lian in Upper Serangoon. 

Both developed symptoms on Jan 24 and took a taxi to Tan Tock Seng Hospital three days later.

The woman tested positive for the virus on Jan 28.

Both of them had visited The Life Church and Missions Singapore in Paya Lebar, which has since been identified as a possible cluster.

The woman was discharged on Feb 18.

CASE 5

Who: A 56-year-old woman from Wuhan 

The woman arrived in Singapore with her family on Jan 18 and stayed at their home at Ceylon Road.

The woman developed symptoms on Jan 24, was taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital on Jan 26, and tested positive for the virus the next day.

She was discharged on Feb 18.

CASE 14

Who:
A 31-year-old Chinese national

The man held a Singapore work pass and lived at Jurong East Street 13. 

He arrived in Singapore from Wuhan on Jan 26, and was asymptomatic on his flight but developed symptoms on Jan 28.

He sought medical treatment at a clinic on Jan 30 and was taken to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) in an ambulance. The man tested positive for the coronavirus at about 11pm on the same day.   

He was discharged on Feb 17. 

CASE 15

Who:
A 47-year-old Singaporean woman

The woman had travelled to Wuhan with her family and was one of the 92 Singaporeans who were evacuated from the city on Jan 30. 

She was asymptomatic when she boarded the flight, but was found to have a fever during the medical screening at Changi Airport and was taken to NCID. She tested positive for the coronavirus at about 2pm on Jan 31.

She was discharged on Feb 17. 

CASE 31

Who:
A 53-year-old Singaporean man

The 31st case of infection had no recent travel history to China, but visited Malaysia on Jan 6, 11 and 17.

The man, who lives in Tampines Street 24, is linked to the The Life Church and Missions Singapore cluster. 

He reported symptoms on Jan 23 and saw a general practitioner on the same day. 

He then visited another clinic on Jan 28 and was admitted to CGH on Feb 1. He was confirmed positive for the virus on Feb 6.

He was discharged on Feb 17. 

CASE 48

Who:
A 34-year-old Singaporean man 

The 48th case is a 34-year-old Singapore man who lives at Bukit Batok Street 25.

He is an employee of Grace Assembly of God church and went to work at the church branches in Tanglin and Bukit Batok before being hospitalised.

He had no recent travel history to China but was in Malaysia on Jan 26.

He reported onset of symptoms on Feb 1, and had sought treatment five times at four general practitioner clinics on Feb 2, 4, 7, 9 and 10 before going to the NCID, where he was confirmed as having the infection on Feb 11.

He was discharged on Feb 17. 

CASE 65

Who:
A 61-year-old Singaporean woman

Case 65 is a 61-year-old Singaporean woman who had no recent travel history to China. She is a family member of Case 50 and lives at Mei Hwan Drive.

She had been identified as a close contact of Case 50, as sent to NCID by an ambulance for assessment on Feb 12 and tested positive on Feb 14.

She attended church services at Church of Christ the King in Ang Mo Kio.

She was discharged on Feb 17. 

CASE 39

Who:
51-year-old male Singaporean had attended the Grand Hyatt business meeting, which is linked to Cases 30 and 36 as well as a number of cases abroad.

He had no recent travel history to China but had travelled to Malaysia between Jan 23 and Feb 2.

He reported symptoms on Jan 29 and visited two GP clinics on Feb 3 and Feb 5. He was admitted to NCID on Feb 6 and tested positive for the coronavirus two days later.

He was discharged on Feb 16 

CASE 24

Who: 32-year-old Singaporean woman

Case 24, a tour guide who had taken Chinese tourists to health products store Yong Thai Hang, had no symptoms when she went to NCID on Feb 3, but later indicated that she had developed a fever on Jan 30. Test results confirmed the infection on Feb 4.

Prior to admission at NCID, she stayed at her home at Buangkok Green and worked at Jalan Besar. She had visited Hougang Polyclinic on Jan 30 and went to a supermarket near her home.

Her husband, Case 25, also contracted COVID-19. He subsequently recovered and was discharged. 

She was discharged on Feb 15. 

CASE 30

Who: A 27-year-old Singaporean man

Case 30 had no recent travel history to China.

He attended the private business meeting at Grand Hyatt Singapore from Jan 20 to 22, which has been linked to other cases overseas.

Test results confirmed infection with the novel coronavirus on Feb 6.

He was discharged on Feb 14.

CASE 45

Who: A two-year-old Singaporean girl

The 45th case was among the 92 Singaporeans evacuated from Wuhan on Jan 30.

She did not have symptoms when she boarded the flight, and was put under quarantine after landing in Singapore.

She was referred to KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital on Feb 7 based on initial test results and isolated. She was confirmed as having the infection on Feb 10.

She was discharged on Feb 14.

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CASE 25

Who: A 40-year-old Singaporean man

Case 25 is the husband of a tour guide (Case 24) who took a group from Guangxi to health product store Yong Thai Hang.

He worked at Diamond Industries Jewellery Company at Harbour Drive, which the tour group from Guangxi had visited as well. He had also visited Pasir Panjang Hawker Centre and travelled by public transport.

He developed a fever on Jan 24 and went to the same polyclinic as his wife on Jan 30. He went to NCID on Feb 3, where he was immediately isolated, and tested positive for the virus the next day. Prior to being admitted, he had stayed at home.

He was discharged on Feb 12.

CASE 34

Who: A 40-year-old Singaporean woman

The Yong Thai Hang employee was identified as a close contact of cases 19 and 20, who work in the same shop. She lives at Sin Ming Road.

She reported symptoms on Jan 27 and visited two GP clinics on Jan 27 and Feb 1.

On Feb 4, the woman was placed under home quarantine and admitted to NCID two days later. She was tested positive for the coronavirus on Feb 7.

She was discharged on Feb 12.

CASE 40

Who: A 36-year-old Singaporean man

Case 40 also works at Yong Thai Hang. He reported symptoms on Jan 30 and visited a GP clinic on the same day. On Feb 4, he was placed under home quarantine. He was admitted to NCID on Feb 7.

Prior to hospital admission, he went to work at Yong Thai Hang and lives at Bedok North Street.

He was discharged on Feb 12.

CASE 29

Who: A 41-year-old Singaporean man

The Singaporean had no recent travel history to China and does not appear to be linked to other confirmed cases.

He developed a fever on Jan 28 and went to a GP clinic the next day. 

On Jan 30, he sought treatment at another GP clinic before being admitted to Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital. He was confirmed to have the virus on Feb 5.

He was discharged on Feb 12.

CASE 12

Who: A 37-year-old woman from Wuhan

She arrived in Singapore on Jan 22 with her family and developed symptoms on Jan 26.

She went to Tan Tock Seng Hospital on Jan 29, and tested positive for the virus later that day.

She had stayed at Village Hotel Sentosa, Hotel 81 Princess and Home Suite View Hotel, visited Orchard Road and Geylang and travelled by taxi.

She was discharged on Feb 12.

CASE 4

Who: A 36-year-old man from Wuhan

The fourth person to test positive for the virus arrived in Singapore with his family on Jan 22 and stayed at Village Hotel Sentosa. 

He developed a cough on Jan 23 and went to Sengkang General Hospital the next day. Tests confirmed the coronavirus infection on Jan 25.

He was discharged on Feb 12.

CASE 36

Who: A 38-year-old Singapore PR.

The Singapore permanent resident had attended a business meeting at Grand Hyatt Singapore, which has been linked to several cases overseas. 

She had not travelled to China recently but had been in Johor Bahru from Jan 25 to Jan 28. 

The woman, who lives at Bukit Batok St 31, had also visited a family member at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital before being hospitalised.

On Jan 24, she reported onset of symptoms and visited a GP clinic on Feb 1. 

She was admitted to KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital on Feb 4. Test results confirmed the coronavirus infection on Feb 7.

She was discharged on Feb 11.

CASE 17

Who: A 47-year-old Singaporean woman.

The woman was among the Singaporeans evacuated from Wuhan on Jan 30. 

She was asymptomatic when she boarded the flight. According to MOH, she was found to have a fever during medical screening upon arrival at Changi Airport, and was taken to NCID.

The woman then tested positive for the coronavirus infection on Jan 31.

She was discharged on Feb 11.

CASE 11

Who: A 31-year-old woman from Wuhan.

Details: The woman is a travelling companion of the fourth confirmed case. They arrived in Singapore from Wuhan on Jan 22.

She did not have symptoms during the flight to Singapore. 

The woman was quarantined from Jan 26 after she was identified as a close contact of the fourth case. She developed symptoms the next day and was admitted to NCID. She tested positive for the virus on Jan 29.

She was discharged on Feb 10, 12 days after testing positive for the virus.

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CASE 26

Who: A 42-year-old woman from Wuhan.

Details: The woman is the daughter of case 13. They arrived in Singapore from Wuhan on Jan 21.

She was taken to NCID on Jan 28 after developing symptoms and tested positive for the virus on Feb 4.

She was discharged on Feb 9, five days after testing positive for the virus.

CASE 22

Who: A 41-year-old Singaporean man evacuated from Wuhan.

Details: The man was among 92 people evacuated from Wuhan on Jan 30.

He did not have any symptoms on the flight and was put under quarantine upon landing in Singapore.

He tested positive for the virus on Feb 3 despite continuing to show no symptoms and was later placed in an isolation room at NCID.

He was also discharged on Feb 9, six days after testing positive for the virus.

CASE 13

Who: A 73-year-old woman from Wuhan.

Details: The woman arrived with her family on Jan 21 and tested positive for the virus at 2pm on Jan 30.

She was a close contact of Ms Jiang, the second confirmed case, and multiple attempts were made to contact her before she was located on Jan 28, said MOH.

She reported having developed symptoms on the same day she was located.

She was warded in an isolation room in the NCID and was one of the four patients discharged on Feb 9, 10 days after testing positive for the virus.

CASE 10

Who: A 56-year-old man from Wuhan.

Details: The man arrived in Singapore on Jan 20. He was asymptomatic on his flight, but developed symptoms on Jan 21. 

He was admitted to the NCID on Jan 28 after a health screening station at Marina South Pier identified him as a suspect case. He tested positive for the virus the next day.

He was discharged from the hospital on Feb 9 along with three others, said MOH, 11 days after testing positive for the virus.

CASE 2

Who: A 53-year-old woman from Wuhan was the second patient to be discharged.

Details: The woman, who only wanted to be known as Ms Jiang, arrived in Singapore with her daughter on a Scoot flight at 5.30am on Jan 21.

While she reported being asymptomatic on during her flight, she developed a fever, cough and chills in the afternoon of her arrival.

She went to Raffles Hospital the following day, and was later taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s emergency department and isolated.

She was subsequently warded in an isolation room in the NCID and discharged on Feb 7, 16 days after she developed symptoms.

Her daughter has tested negative for the virus.

CASE 7

Who: The first person discharged from hospital in Singapore is a 35-year-old man from Wuhan. 

Details: The man arrived in Singapore on Jan 23 and visited Raffles Hospital after developing symptoms a day later. He was transferred to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) and tested positive for the coronavirus on Jan 27.

The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced that he had been discharged from the NCID on Feb 4, eight days later. This was after he "comprehensively tested negative" for the virus.

The ministry’s director of medical services Kenneth Mak said on Feb 4 that “all his symptoms had fully resolved" and that consecutive tests over three days had come back negative.  

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