Staff Writer, Singapore·Editorial TeamSat, 6 February 2021, 7:36 am
SINGAPORE — The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 26 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore as of Saturday (6 February), taking the country’s total case count to 59,655.
There are no new cases of locally-transmitted infection.
“There are 26 imported cases, who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore,” said the ministry.
This story will be updated later.
99% of total cases have recovered, 1 in ICU
With 25 more patients discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities on Friday, 59,373 cases – or 99.5 per cent of the total – have fully recovered from the infection.
Most of the 41 hospitalised cases are stable or improving, and one in the intensive care unit.
A total of 206 patients – with mild symptoms or are clinically well but still test positive – are isolated and cared for at community facilities.
Apart from 29 patients who have died from COVID-19 complications, 15 others who tested positive for the virus were determined to have died from unrelated causes, including three whose deaths were attributed to a heart attack and another four, whose deaths were attributed to coronary heart disease.
Amongst the 200 confirmed cases reported from 30 January to 5 February, 114 cases have tested positive for their serology tests, 34 have tested negative, and 52 serology test results are pending.