15 COVID-19 patients discharged, with 8 new confirmed cases in Singapore on February 13

As of 12 pm on February 13, Singapore's  Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed a total of 58 cases of the COVID-19 infection, with eight new cases today. 15 of these patients have recovered and been discharged. 

Of the 43 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving. Seven are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

Photo courtesy: unsplash
Photo courtesy: unsplash

The MOH, with the assistance of the Singapore Police Force has found a links between previous confirmed cases and the newly announced ones. Meanwhile, three additional cases of COVID-19 infection were verified, MOH said in a statement. 

Case 48 (announced on February 12): A 34 year-old male Singapore Citizen with no recent travel history to China but was in Malaysia on January 26. The man reported onset of symptoms on February 1, and had sought treatment at four general practitioner (GP) clinics on February 2, February 4, February 7, February 9 and February 10. He went to NCID on 10 February

Prior to hospital admission, he had visited Plaza Singapura (68 Orchard Road), Star Vista (1 Vista Exchange Green) and Fusionopolis (1 Fusionopolis Place). He also went to work at Grace Assembly of God (Tanglin) (355 Tanglin Road) and Grace Assembly of God (Bukit Batok) (1 Bukit Batok West Avenue 4). The patient stays at Bukit Batok Street 25.

National Centre for Infectious Diseases. Photo courtesy: NCID
National Centre for Infectious Diseases. Photo courtesy: NCID

Case 49 (announced on February 12): A 46 year-old male Singapore Citizen with no recent travel history to China. He reported onset of symptoms on February 3, and sought treatment at a GP clinic on February 8. The man was admitted to NUH on February 10. 

Prior to hospital admission, he had gone to work at Grace Assembly of God (Tanglin) and Grace Assembly of God (Bukit Batok). He stays at Toh Guan Road.

Case 50 (announced on February 12): A 62 year-old male Singapore Citizen with no recent travel history to China. He is currently warded in an isolation room at NCID. Prior to hospital admission, he went to work at DBS Asia Central at Marina Bay Financial Centre (12 Marina Boulevard). He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 12 February morning.

Case 51: A 48 year-old male Singapore Citizen with no recent travel history to China. He is currently warded in an isolation room at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID). He is linked to the cluster at Grace Assembly of God.

He reported onset of symptoms on February 4 February and sought treatment at a general practitioner (GP) clinic on February 5 and 10. 5 February and 10 February. Subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on February 12 afternoon.

Prior to hospital admission, he went to work at Grace Assembly of God (Tanglin) (355 Tanglin Road) and Grace Assembly of God (Bukit Batok) (1 Bukit Batok West Avenue 4). He stays at Bishan Street 13.

Case 52: A 37 year-old male Bangladesh national who is a Singapore Work Pass holder, and has no recent travel history to China. He is currently warded in an isolation room at NCID. He is linked to the cluster at Seletar Aerospace Heights construction site.

He reported onset of symptoms on February 7. He was identified as a close contact of Cases 42 and 47 and was transported by an ambulance to Tan Tock Seng Hospital on February 11 with tests confirming COVID-19 infection on February 12 afternoon.

Prior to hospital admission, he had gone to work at the Seletar Aerospace Heights construction site. He reported that he had mostly stayed at his rental apartment at Campbell Lane since the onset of symptoms.

Case 53: A 54 year-old male Singapore Citizen with no recent travel history to China. He is currently warded in an isolation room at NCID. He is linked to the cluster at Grace Assembly of God. He reported onset of symptoms on February 10, and went to NCID on February 12 where he was immediately isolated. 

Prior to hospital admission, he reported that he had mostly stayed at home at Hillview Avenue. He works at the National University of Singapore, but had not interacted with colleagues and students after onset of symptoms.

Cases 54 to 58: Cases 54 (54 year-old female Singapore Citizen), 57 (26 year-old male Singapore Citizen) and 58 (55 year-old male Singapore Citizen) are linked to the cluster at Grace Assembly of God. All three cases did not have recent travel history to China. They were confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on February 13 morning, and are currently warded in separate isolation rooms at NCID.

Case 55 is a 30 year-old male Singapore Citizen with no recent travel history to China. He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on February 13 morning, and is currently warded in an isolation room at NCID. He is a family member of Case 50.

Case 56 is a 30 year-old male Bangladesh national with no recent travel history to China. He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on February 13 morning, and is currently warded in an isolation room at NCID. He is linked to the cluster at the Seletar Aerospace Heights construction site.

MOH has also stated that as of 12 pm on February 13, 711 of the suspect cases have tested negative for COVID-19, while test results for 82 cases are pending.

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