UPDATED: COVID 19 17 APRIL

COVID-19: 17 Apr update

New cases: 623
– Imported: 1
– Cases in community: 27 (22 S’poreans/PRs, 4 work passes, 1 visitor)
– Work Permit holders (residing outside dormitories): 37
– Work Permit holders (residing in dormitories): 558

Of new cases, 69% are linked to known clusters, the rest are pending contact tracing

Total cases: 5050
– Hospitalised: 2113 (22 in ICU)
– In community facilities: 2218
– Fatalities: 11
– Total discharged: 708 (Discharged today: 25)

Note: Yesterday’s report highlighted 48 community cases. Subsequent contact tracing found that 22 cases were residing in dormitories ➡ there were only 26 cases in the community yesterday.

Passing of 95 year old due to COVID-19
A 95 year-old male Singapore Citizen has passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection on 17 Apr. He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 13 Apr. Raffles Hospital has reached out to his family and is extending assistance.

Go.gov.sg/moh17apr

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