COVID-19 Daily Update 2020-02-26: 1 New Confirmed Case, Total 91 in SG Now

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As of 26 February 2020, 10am, there are 91 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Singapore. On 25 February 2020, there was 1 new confirmed case.

The 91st confirmed patient is a 58-year-old female Singaporean 

  • 23 Jan 2020: developed symptoms
  • 1 Feb 2020: visited clinic
  • 6 Feb 2020: visited clinic
  • 10 Feb 2020: visited clinic
  • 18 Feb 2020: identified as a contact of Case 66, part of the Grace Assembly of God church cluster & referred to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) by Ministry of Health (MOH)
  • 22 Feb 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Lives at Rivervale Drive

Condition of confirmed patients in Singapore

  • 58 cases have fully recovered and discharged
  • 33 cases still in hospital, most are stable or improving
  • 7 in critical condition

There are more patients recovering, so let’s stay positive during this period!

Infographic Credits: Channel News Asia

Update of situation in China

  • 411 new confirmed cases
  • 78,190 confirmed cases in total
  • 52 new deaths
  • 2,718 deaths in total

Update of situation in South Korea

  • 169 new confirmed cases
  • 1,146 confirmed cases in total
  • 11 deaths in total
  • Learn more here

Established Links between Church Clusters

  • A Chinese New Year gathering at Mei Hwan Drive was identified to be the missing link between COVID-19 church clusters
  • Cases 83 and 91 were at the Life Church & Missions Singapore on the same day as Cases 8 and 9, the Chinese nationals from Wuhan who visited the church, and were likely infected by them
  • Cases 83 and 91 later attended the Chinese New Year gathering and went on to pass the infection to Case 66 who also attended the same gathering
  • Case 66 subsequently infected other church members at the Grace Assembly of God
  • Learn more here

Singapore to bar New Visitors with recent travel history to Daegu and Cheongdo

  • With the recent sharp increase in the number of cases in Daegu and Cheongdo, all new visitors with recent travel history to Daegu and Cheongdo within the last 14 days will not be allowed entry into Singapore, or transit through Singapore
  • Returning Singapore residents and long-term pass holders with recent travel history to both places within the last 14 days, will be placed on Stay-Home Notice which is to remain home for a 14-day period
  • Learn more here
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