Coronavirus: 753 New cases Reported on Saturday; 9 New Clusters in Singapore

Coronavirus: 753 New cases Reported on Saturday; 9 New Clusters in Singapore

Of the new cases, 93 per cent are linked to known clusters, while the rest are pending contact tracing. 

[UPDATED, May 9, 11.13pm] 753 new coronavirus cases

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported 753 new coronavirus cases in Singapore today (May 9). 

Of these, 11 cases are from within the community — nine Singaporeans/PRs and two Work Pass holders.  

Three cases were Work Permit Holders residing outside dormitories, with a majority of 739 cases being Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories, said MOH in an evening update.

The total count of coronaviruses cases in Singapore now stands at 22,460. 

In its statement, MOH confirmed that there are no imported cases today and announced nine new coronavirus clusters.

Of the new cases, 93 per cent are linked to known clusters, while the rest are pending contact tracing. 

256 more cases have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities, bringing the total number of discharged to 2,296.

Of the 1,124 cases who are still in hospital, most are in stable condition or improving. 23 are in critical condition, while 19,020 cases who are clinically well but still test positive for COVID-19 are isolated and cared for at community facilities.

The coronavirus death toll in Singapore currently stands at 20. 

This article was first published on AsiaOne and republished on theAsianparent with permission.

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Coronavirus: 753 New cases Reported on Saturday; 9 New Clusters in Singapore

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