Singapore reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, 18 of which were imported

As of 12pm on March 22, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed 23 ne cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore. Of these, 18 were imported and had travel history to Europe, North America, South America and ASEAN. 

All except one were returning residents and Long Term Pass holders.

Photo courtesy: Twitter/SporeMOH
Photo courtesy: Twitter/SporeMOH

The remaining five cases were local. One is linked to the cluster at boulder+ Gym, two are linked to previous cases, and two are currently unlinked.

Meanwhile, four more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospital. In all, 144 have fully recovered from the infection.

Of the 309 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving. 14 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit. Two have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection.