No community cases in 408 COVID-19 cases in Singapore on June 1

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. 

Photo courtesy: Facebook/Lawrence Wong
Photo courtesy: Facebook/Lawrence Wong

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