SINGAPORE, March 13 (Bernama) -- Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed 13 more cases of COVID-19 infection with nine being imported cases.
The COVID-19 tally now in Singapore is 200.
Out of the nine imported cases, two are linked to a mass religious gathering at a mosque in Malaysia, both are male Singaporeans, aged 30 and 37, and are being warded in an isolation room at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID).
They were confirmed to have COVID-19 infection this morning, the ministry said in a statement today.
Another imported case involved a 26 year-old male Malaysian who had been in Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, and Hungary between March 1 and March 10.
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The Singapore Work Pass holder was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection this morning and is also currently warded in an isolation room at NCID.
According to MOH, one more case of COVID-19 infection has been discharged from hospital, bringing the number of fully recovered to 97.
Of the 103 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving while 11 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.
As at noon, MOH has identified 4,910 close contacts who have been quarantined.
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