There were no new community cases of COVID-19 as of 12 pm on June 1, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in a statement.
408 new COVID-19 cases were reported, all of whom are work permit holders residing in foreign work dormitories. The total number of cases in the country stands at 35,292.
Meanwhile, 767 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities.
Singapore also reported its 24th death from the novel coronavirus. A 51-year-old male Chinese national has passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection on May 31.
He was diagnosed with lymphoma complicated by multi-organ failure while he had been warded in the intensive care unit in end-April. Despite being treated for lymphoma, his condition had deteriorated and he subsequently passed on. He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on May 1.
On Sunday, Parkway Parade was added to the list of public places visited by COVID-19 cases during their infectious period.
The list now includes: Jurong West 505 Market and Food Centre (505 Jurong West St 52); Don Don Donki outlets at 100AM mall and JEM shopping centre; Mayflower Market and Food Centre (162 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4); Parkway Parade (80 Marine Parade); NTUC FairPrice outlets at Jurong Point, Taman Jurong Shopping Centre, Bukit Panjang Plaza, Hillion Mall and Junction 8; Japanese Food Street @ Jurong Point; Wet market at Block 963 Jurong West Street 91; Jurong West 505 Market and Food Centre (505 Jurong West St 52); Food Junction at Junction 8 (9 Bishan Place) ; and Giant (418 Yishun Avenue 11).
Phase 1 of the lifting of circuit breaker measures in Singapore is set to begin on Tuesday. This phase will see the reopening of:
- Manufacturing and production facilities, such as semiconductors and medical technology
- Businesses with employees working in offices and settings that do not require interactions with large groups of people, such as finance & insurance, and IT & info services
- Selected services such as motor vehicle servicing, aircon servicing, basic pet grooming services, school bookshops and retail shops selling school uniforms
- Hairdressers and barbers to resume offering all hairdressing services, beyond basic haircut services
- Home-based businesses that operate using a delivery/collection model