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21 new COVID cases in Singapore, all imported

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a group of people sitting in front of a store a group of people sitting at a table: A woman receives her vaccination at a coronavirus disease vaccination centre in Singapore on 8 March, 2021. (PHOTO: Reuters) A woman receives her vaccination at a coronavirus disease vaccination centre in Singapore on 8 March, 2021. (PHOTO: Reuters)

SINGAPORE — The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 21 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Thursday (8 April), taking the country's total case count to 60,575.

All cases are imported.

This story will be updated later.

99% of total cases have recovered, 1 in ICU

With 21 more patients discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities on Wednesday, 60,260 cases – or 99.5 per cent of the total – have fully recovered from the infection.

Most of the 46 hospitalised cases are stable or improving, while one of them is in the intensive care unit.

A total of 218 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.

Among the 173 confirmed cases reported from 1 to 7 April, 69 cases have tested positive for their serology tests, 78 have tested negative, and 26 serology test results are pending.


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