Singapore reports 86 new COVID-19 cases

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17 Aug


Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 86 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 55,747.


Of the new cases, six are imported cases, two community cases and the rest are linked with the dormitories of foreign workers.


On Sunday, 432 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 51,953 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities, the ministry said.


There are currently 82 confirmed cases who are still in hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and none is in critical condition in the intensive care unit.


Furthermore, 3,685 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.


Altogether 27 people have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.


xinhua