The Ministry of Health has reported 21 new cases of COVID-19 in Singapore as of 12 pm on October 1. This takes the national tally of confirmed infections to 57,786.
There are only one case in the community, who is linked to previous cases.
Additionally, there are 15 imported cases – the highest number of daily imported cases since August 15, when 16 imported infections were reported.
Among them, three are Singaporeans and two are Singapore Permanent Residents who returned to Singapore from Indonesia on September 19 and India on September 17 and September 19.
Three are Work Pass/Work Permit holders currently employed in Singapore who arrived from France on September 20, the Philippines on September 18 and India on September 19. Two are Student’s Pass holders who arrived from India on September 19.
Another case is a Short-Term Visit Pass holder who arrived from India on September 28. He was allowed entry into Singapore as he was already receiving medical care in Singapore and had returned for further treatment.