COVID-19 Daily Update 2020-02-19: 4 New Confirmed Cases, Total 81 in SG Now

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As of 19 February 2020, 10am, there are 81 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Singapore. On 18 February 2020, there were 4 new confirmed cases.

The 78th confirmed patient is a 57-year-old female Singapore Citizen

  • 9 Feb 2020: developed symptoms
  • 10 Feb 2020: sought treatment at GP clinic 1
  • 17 Feb 2020: sought treatment at GP clinic 2
  • 17 Feb 2020: transferred to NCID
  • 17 Feb 2020: confirmed COVID-19 positive
  • Linked to the cluster at Grace Assembly of God
  • Worked at VWO-run community hospital
  • Lives at Dairy Farm area

The 79th case is a 35-year-old female Malaysian national who is a Singapore Work Pass holder

  • 12 Feb 2020: developed symptoms
  • 15 Feb 2020: put under home quarantine
  • 17 Feb 2020: transferred to NCID via ambulance
  • 17 Feb 2020: confirmed COVID-19 positive
  • Work at FoodXchange @ Admiralty
  • Lives at Woodlands Crescent
  • Family member of case 72

The 80th case is a 38-year-old female Singapore Citizen

  • 18 Feb 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Currently warded in an isolation room at the National University Hospital
  • Linked to case 66
  • Works at NUH in an administrative function

The 81st case is a 50-year-old male Singapore Citizen

  • 18 Feb 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Currently warded in an isolation room at NCID
  • Linked to the cluster at Grace Assembly of God

Condition of confirmed patients in Singapore

  • 29 cases have recovered and were discharged
  • 4 in critical condition
  • Most are stable and improving

The rate of increse in the number of cases are slowing down, and more people are recovering. Hence, let’s stay strong to fight COVID-19.

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Update of situation in China

  • 136 new deaths
  • 2004 deaths in total
  • 1749 new confirmed cases
  • 74 185 total confirmed cases
  • Learn more here 

Care and Support Package

  • S$100 to S$300 one-off cash payouts for adult Singaporeans
  • S$100 for those with at least 1 Singaporean child
  • U-Save rebates doubled; more for households of 5 and more
  • S&CC rebates extended
  • Workfare increased and grocery vouchers for lower-income
  • Learn more in detail here

To know more about what plans the Singapore government has in place for businesses, click here.

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