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Of 25 new COVID cases in Singapore, 19 local including 1 dorm resident

Yahoo News logo Yahoo News 14/6/2021

SINGAPORE — The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Monday (14 June) confirmed 25 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, taking the country's total case count to 62,301.

Of them, 19 are local cases – 18 are in the community while one resides in a dormitory. Seventeen are linked to previous cases, among whom 13 have already been quarantined.

The remaining six cases are imported, including three returning Singaporeans or permanent residents.

Monday marks the 50th consecutive day with local cases reported.

This story will be updated later.

99% of total cases have recovered, 1 in ICU

With 31 more patients discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities on Sunday, 61,869 cases – or 99.3 per cent of the total – have fully recovered from the infection.

Most of the 130 hospitalised cases are stable or improving, while one of them is in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

A total of 243 patients – with mild symptoms or are clinically well but still test positive – are isolated and cared for at community facilities.

Apart from the 34 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 80 confirmed cases reported from 7 to 13 June, 44 cases have tested positive for their serology tests, 27 have tested negative, and nine serology test results are pending.

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