35 new COVID cases in Singapore, including one in community


Staff Writer, Singapore·Editorial TeamWed, 7 April 2021, 8:38 am

People jog along the Jubilee Bridge as the sun rises behind the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay on February 15, 2021 in Singapore.  (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
People jog along the Jubilee Bridge as the sun rises behind the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay on 15 February, 2021 in Singapore. (PHOTO: NurPhoto via Getty Images)

SINGAPORE — The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 35 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Wednesday (7 April), taking the country’s total case count to 60,554.

One is a locally transmitted case in the community, while the remaining 34 are imported. It is the highest daily total since 43 new cases were reported last Friday.

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99% of total cases have recovered, 1 in ICU

With 25 more patients discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities on Tuesday, 60,239 cases – or 99.5 per cent of the total – have fully recovered from the infection.

Most of the 48 hospitalised cases are stable or improving, while one of them is in the intensive care unit.

A total of 202 patients – with mild symptoms or are clinically well but still test positive – are isolated and cared for at community facilities.

Apart from the 30 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 172 confirmed cases reported from 31 March to 6 April, 66 cases have tested positive for their serology tests, 82 have tested negative, and 24 serology test results are pending.

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