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12 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, all imported

12 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, all imported

People in protective face masks are seen at Changi Airport Terminal 3. (Photo: Calvin Oh)

SINGAPORE: Twelve new COVID-19 cases were reported in Singapore on Sunday (Mar 28), all imported. 

All the new infections were placed on stay-home notice or isolated upon arrival in Singapore, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said.

Of the 12, one is Singaporean and two are permanent residents who returned from India.

Another case is a dependant's pass holder who arrived from Nepal. 

Two are work pass holders who arrived from India and Nepal. 

Five are work permit holders who arrived from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia and the Philippines, of whom four are foreign domestic workers. 

The remaining case is a short-term visit pass holder who arrived from the US for a work project in Singapore. 

UPDATE ON CONFIRMED CASES 

Nine more people have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities, bringing the total number of people who have recovered from COVID-19 in Singapore to 60,122. 

A total of 33 patients remain in hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and one is in critical condition in the intensive care unit. 

Another 115 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.

As of Sunday, Singapore has reported a total of 60,300 COVID-19 cases. The death toll remains at 30. 



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Source: CNA/jt/vc

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