COVID-19 Daily Update 2020-03-06: 5 New Confirmed Cases, Total 117 in SG Now

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As of 6 March 2020, 10am, there are 117 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Singapore. On 5 March 2020, there were new confirmed cases.

The 113th confirmed case is a 42-year-old French national who is a Singapore Work Pass holder

  • 8 Feb 2020 – 3 Mar 2020: been in France, Portugal and UK
  • 3 Mar 2020: reported symptoms during his flight on Turkish Airlines from Istanbul to Singapore
  • 4 Mar 2020: presented at NCID
  • 4 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Visited Gleneagles Hospital for an unrelated matter
  • Lives in Mount Sophia area

The 114th confirmed case is a 62-year-old male Singaporean 

  • 28 Feb 2020: developed symptoms
  • 29 Feb 2020: sought treatment at a GP clinic
  • 3 Mar 2020: presented at emergency department at NUH
  • 4 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Lives at Westwood Avenue area
  • Warded in an isolation room at NUH
  • Family member of case 115
  • Linked to the cluster involving a private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong

The 115th confirmed patient is a 62-year-old female Singaporean

  • 5 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Currently warded at NUH
  • Family member of case 114
  • Linked to the cluster involving a private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong

The 116th confirmed patient is a 50-year-old female Singaporean 

  • 1 Mar 2020: went to Malaysia
  • 5 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Warded in an isolation room at NCID
  • Linked to the cluster involving a private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong

The 117th confirmed patient is a 52-year-old female Singaporean

  • 1 Mar 2020: went to Malaysia
  • 5 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Warded in an isolation room at NCID
  • Linked to the cluster involving a private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong

The government has warned of a possible surge in numbers, let’s continue to stay positive in our fight against COVID-19!

5 new COVID-19 cases Singapore Mar 5 2020

Infographic Credits: Channel News Asia

Update on situation of confirmed patients

  • 81 fully recovered and discharged
  • 36 still in hospital, most stable or improving
  • 7 in critical condition

Update on situation in China

  • 30 new deaths
  • 3042 deaths in total
  • 143 new cases
  • 80 409 cases in total
  • Learn more here

Update on situation in South Korea

  • 196 new cases
  • 6284 cases in total
  • 7 new deaths
  • 42 deaths in total
  • Learn more here

Animal-human transmission confirmed?

  • Hong Kong authorities have confirmed their first ‘dog patient’ with COVID-19
  • MOH said that there was a ‘theoretical possibility’ of this happening, though the possibility is low
  • Learn more here

New task force set up to raise public hygiene standards

What is it?

  • New SG Clean Taskforce set up by Ministry of Environment and Water Resources
  • Chaired by Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli
  • Set up under the purview of the multi-ministry task force for COVID-19 announced in January

What does it do?

  • aim to ‘galvanise collective action’ in ensuring the cleanliness of public spaces, encouraging good personal hygiene and adjusting social norms to reduce the spread of disease
  • aim to encourage the public to adjust social norms to help prevent community spread of the disease
  • encourage the adoption of good personal hygiene habits such as washing hands frequently

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Let’s do our part and practise good hygiene!

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