3 more COVID-19 cases in Singapore, 2 of which are linked to church cluster

Three additional cases of COVID-19 infection have been confirmed in Singapore. Of these, two are linked to the cluster at Grace Assembly of God, and the other is linked to a previous case.

One more case of COVID-19 infection (Case 29) was discharged from hospital on Sunday, February 16. In all, 19 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospital, said Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH). 

Of the 56 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving. Five are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

Grace Assembly of God is where one of the COVID-19 clusters are. Photo courtesy: Grace Assembly of God
Grace Assembly of God is where one of the COVID-19 clusters are. Photo courtesy: Grace Assembly of God

Case 73: A 43 year-old male Singapore Citizen with no recent travel history to China. He is linked to the cluster at Grace Assembly of God.

The man reported onset of symptoms on February 9 and sought treatment at a general practitioner (GP) clinic on February 10. As he was identified as a close contact of Case 51, he was served a home quarantine order on February 13 and conveyed to NCID on February 14. Subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on 15 February afternoon.

Man wearing a face mask. Photo courtesy: unsplash
Man wearing a face mask. Photo courtesy: unsplash

Prior to hospital admission, he had attended church service at Grace Assembly of God (Tanglin) (355 Tanglin Road). He is a regular serviceman in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), but had not gone to work since onset of symptoms. He stays at Lorong 8 Toa Payoh.

Case 74: A 29 year-old male Singapore Citizen with no recent travel history to China. He is linked to the cluster at Grace Assembly of God.

The man reported onset of symptoms on February 12. He had sought treatment at the Urgent Care Centre at AH on the same day, and again on February 15 when he was admitted and immediately isolated. Subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on the same afternoon.

Prior to hospital admission, the man had gone to work at Hi-Yew Technology Pte Ltd (3031A Ubi Road). He stays at Mei Ling Street.

Case 75: A 71 year-old female Singapore Citizen with no recent travel history to China. She is a family member of Case 41 and had been under quarantine since February 7. She was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on the morning of February 16. 

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