Coronavirus Daily Update 2020-02-10: Total 43 in SG Now

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As of 10 February 2020, 10am, there are 43 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Singapore. On 7 February 2020, there were 3 new confirmed cases. On 8 February 2020, there were 7 new confirmed cases. On 9 February, there were 3 new confirmed cases. This brings the total confirmed number of cases to 43. 7 of the 13 cases have no travel history to China or apparent link with previous cases.

The 31st confirmed patient is a 53-year-old Singaporean man

  • 6, 11, 17 Jan 2020: been to Malaysia
  • 23 Jan 2020: developed symptoms
  • 1 Feb 2020: admitted to Changi General Hospital (CGH) after visiting 2 clinics
  • 6 Feb 2020: tested Coronavirus positive
  • Lives at Tampines Street 24
  • Been to the Life Church and Missions Singapore in Paya Lebar
  • Visited friends and family during Chinese New Year

The 32nd confirmed patient is a 42-year-old Singaporean woman

  • 2 Feb 2020: developed symptoms
  • 5 Feb 2020: admitted to Parkway East Hospital
  • 6 Feb 2020: tested Coronavirus positive
  • Works at Victoria Junior College but did not interact with colleagues or students after onset of symptoms as she was on medical leave
  • Last day at school was 31 Jan 2020
  • Stays at Elias Road
  • Visited Changi Airport and Singapore Zoo

The 33rd confirmed patient is a 39-year-old Singaporean woman

  • 22 – 29 Jan 2020: been to Malaysia
  • 30 Jan 2020: developed symptoms
  • 2 Feb 2020: admitted to Sengkang General Hospital
  • 6 Feb 2020: tested Coronavirus positive

The 34th confirmed patient is a 40-year-old woman 

  • 27 Jan 2020: developed symptoms
  • 27 Jan 2020: visited a General Practitioner (GP)
  • 1 Feb 2020: visited another GP
  • 4 Feb 2020: placed under home quarantine
  • 6 Feb 2020: admitted to NCID
  • 7 Feb 2020: tested Coronavirus positive
  • works at Yong Thai Hang, colleague of confirmed patient 19 and 20
  • Lives at Sin Ming Road

The 35th confirmed patient is a 64-year-old Singaporean man

  • 30 Jan 2020: developed symptoms
  • 31 Jan 2020: visited Bukit Merah Polyclinic
  • 6 Feb 2020: admitted to Singapore General Hospital
  • 7 Feb 2020: tested Coronavirus positive
  • Stayed at Henderson Crescent
  • Short visits to Redhill Market and a hawker centre at Bukit Merah for meals

The 36th confirmed patient is a 38-year-old Singaporean Permanent Resident

  • 20 – 22 Jan 2020: attended the Grand Hyatt business meeting
  • 24 Jan 2020: developed symptoms
  • 25-28 Jan 2020: travelled to JB
  • 1 Feb 2020: visited a GP
  • 4 Feb 2020: admitted to KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
  • 7 Feb 2020: tested coronavirus positive
  • Visited a family member at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Lives at Bukit Batok Street 31

The 37th confirmed  patient is a 53-year-old Singaporean man

  • 30 Jan 2020: developed symptoms
  • 1 Feb 2020: visited GP clinic 1
  • 3 Feb 2020: visited GP clinic 2
  • 6 Feb 2020: admitted to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • 8 Feb 2020: transferred to NCID and tested Coronavirus positive

The 38th confirmed patient is a 52-year-old Singaporean woman

  • 3 Feb 2020: developed symptoms
  • 4 Feb 2020: visited Choa Chu Kang Polyclinic
  • 7 Feb 2020: admitted to NCID and tested Coronavirus positive
  • Visited The Life Church and Missions Singapore
  • Lives at Choa Chu Kang Avenue 3
  • Visited Marina Bay Sands, Chinatown, Plaza Singapura

The 39th confirmed patient is a 51-year-old Singaporean man

  • 23 Jan – 2 Feb 2020: travelled to Malaysia
  • 29 Jan 2020: developed symptoms
  • 3 Feb 2020: visited GP clinic 1
  • 5 Feb 2020: visited GP clinic 2
  • 6 Feb 2020: admitted to NCID
  • 8 Feb 2020: tested Coronavirus positive
  • Lives at Jurong West Central
  • Attended the Grand Hyatt Business Meeting

The 40th confirmed patient is a 36-year-old Singaporean man

  • 30 Jan 2020: developed symptoms
  • 30 Jan 2020: visited a GP clinic
  • 4 Feb 2020: placed under home quarantine
  • 7 Feb 2020: admitted to NCID
  • 8 Feb 2020: tested Coronavirus positive
  • Works at Yong Thai Hang
  • Lives at Bedok North Street

The 41st confirmed patient is a 71-year-old male Singaporean man

  • 1 Feb 2020: developed symptoms
  • 1 Feb 2020: visited a GP clinic 1
  • 5 Feb 2020: visited a GP clinic 2
  • 6 Feb 2020: sought treatment at Hougang Polyclinic
  • 7 Feb 2020: sought treatment at Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s emergency department
  • 8 Feb 2020: tested Coronavirus positive
  • Lives at Upper Serangoon Road
  • Visited Paya Lebar Methodist Church
  • Attended a gathering at Braddell Heights Resident’s Committee
  • Picked his grandchild outside Pat’s Schoolhouse Kovan

The 42nd confirmed patient is a 39-year-old pass holder from Bangladesh

  • 1 Feb 2020: developed symptoms
  • 3 Feb 2020: sought treatment at GP clinic
  • 5 Feb 2020: sought treatment at Changi General Hospital
  • 8 Feb 2020: tested Coronavirus positive and transferred to NCID
  • Visited Mustafa Centre
  • Stayed at The Leo dormitory at Kaki Bukit Road

The 43rd confirmed patient is a 54-year-old Singaporean man 

  • 26 Jan 2020: visited Malaysia
  • 30 Jan 2020: developed symptoms
  • 30 Jan 2020: visited GP clinic 1
  • 5 Feb 2020: visited GP clinic 1
  • 6 Feb 2020: visited GP clinic 2
  • 6 Feb 2020: sought treatment at Sengkang General Hospital
  • 7 Feb 2020: admitted in Sengkang General Hospital
  • 8 Feb 2020: tested Coronavirus positive
  • Lives at Fernvale Close
  • Visited Resorts World Sentosa once for work purposes

Update on situation in China

  • 908 deaths in total
  • 40 235 confirmed cases in total
  • 3286 patients recovered
  • Learn more about the situation in China here 

Work passes revoked for not observing LOA

  • MOM has revoked work passes of 4 people and suspended work privileges of 6 employers for breaching LOA requirements put in place to manage the Coronavirus outbreak
  • MOM has been conducting random checks through inspections and calls to ensure LOAs are abided
  • MOM has made it clear that employers would be held responsible for not ensuring affected employees stay away from the workplace
  • MOM reminds employers that they must notify MOM before their employees return so as to ‘stagger the return of workers and manage the flow better’
  • Learn more here
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Second flight bringing Singaporeans from Wuhan lands

  • Total of 174 Singaporeans onboard
  • All passengers will undergo medical screening upon arrival at Changi Airport
  • Those with signs of symptoms will be taken to hospitals immediately, while the rest will be quarantined for 14 days
  • Learn more here

Condition of confirmed patients in Singapore

  • 6 in critical condition
  • Most are in stable condition and are improving
  • 6 have been discharged

Increased cleaning across Singapore

  • Estates
    • Increased cleaning and disinfecting especially for touchpoints. Like, lift buttons, railings, table tops, seats in common areas
  • Public Transport
    • Trains and busses disinfected more regularly. Especially for touchpoints, like grab poles, overhead handles, seats and windows
    • Surfaces at MRT and LRT stations, bus interchanges will be cleaned and disinfected
    • All staff have started taking temperature regularly and advised to practise good personal hygiene
  • Taxis and Private Hire
    • Companies and individuals have ramped up cleaning efforts
    • Winding down windows for ventilation after trips
  • Markets and Hawker Centres
    • Stallholders are being engaged on public hygiene and cleanliness.
    • This includes proper handwashing, monitoring their temperature, disposing refuse properly and separating raw and cooked food
  • Food Establishments
    • Operators are advised to practice good housekeeping
    • This includes, storing goods above floor level to facilitate cleaning, ensuring bins are covered at all times, wash and disinfect all bins daily

Please do NOT panic buy, be considerate

  • NTUC has placed limits to ensure that all customers have access to necessity goods
  • Each shopper is limited to: 4 packs of paper products, 2 bags of rice, 4 bundles of instant noodles, S$50 worth of vegetables
  • Learn more here
  • Major shopping chains, as well as the government, have a sufficient stockpile for the public. Hence, please do not panic buy and hoard necessity goods as you will deprive others who need it as well

Clarification on fake news

“A CNA tweet saying all schools including polytechnics and universities are to close from 10 February 2020 due to Coronavirus”

  • CNA has clarified that this is false. The screenshot of the tweet appears to have been a doctored screengrab of another tweet sent out by CNA.

“Contact tracing by MOH requires personal information, including your financial details”

  • MOH has clarified that this is false. MOH will NOT ask for financial details. If you wish to verify the contact tracing, use the MOH General Hotline at 6325 9220
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