32 new COVID-19 cases as of March 19 in Singapore - 24 imported and 8 local

Photo courtesy: CDC on unsplash
Photo courtesy: CDC on unsplash

Singapore’s COVID-19 cases hit 345 on Thursday, March 19 with the Ministry of Health (MOH) confirming 32 new cases. Of the new cases, 24 are imported while 8 are local cases.

Additionally, the MOH announced seven more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospital, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 124.

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Of the 221 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving. 15 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

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The 24 new imported cases had travelled to Europe, North America and ASEAN countries like the Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand and all were returning residents and long-term pass holders, said the MOH press release. 

One of the local cases is linked to the cluster at boulder+ gym, while another is linked to previous cases. Six other local cases are currently unlinked.

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