COVID-19 Daily Update 2020-03-10: 10 New Confirmed Cases, Total 160 in SG Now

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As of 10 March 2020, 10am, there are 160 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Singapore. On 9 March 2020, there were 10 new confirmed cases.

The 151st confirmed patient is a 51-year-old male Singaporean
  • 4 Feb 2020: developed symptoms
  • 5 Feb 2020: sought treatment at GP clinic
  • 8 Feb 2020: sought treatment at Yishun Polyclinic
  • 13 Feb 2020: sought treatment at GP clinic
  • 13 Feb 2020: sought treatment at Yishun Polyclinic
  • 22 Feb 2020: referred by MOH to NCID even though he had recovered because he attended the Chinese New Year gathering at Mei Hwan Drive on 25 Jan 2020
  • 8 Mar 2020: confirmed to have COVID-19 earlier
  • Lives at Yishun Ring Road
  • Linked to the cluster at The Life Church and Missions Singapore

The 152nd confirmed patient is a 65-year-old male Indonesian national 

  • 7 Mar 2020: arrived in Singapore
  • 28 Feb 2020: developed symptoms while in Indonesia
  • 2 Mar 2020: sought treatment at a hospital in Jakarta\
  • 7 Mar 2020: presented to SGH
  • 8 Mar 2020: tested COID-19 positive

The 153rd confirmed patient is a 65-year-old female Singaporean

  • 25 – 28 Feb 2020: in Indonesia
  • 3 Mar 2020: developed symptoms
  • 3 Mar 2020: sought treatment at Choa Chu Kang Polyclinic
  • 7 Mar 2020: sought treatment at Choa Chu Kang Polyclinic
  • 7 Mar 2020: presented at the emergency department at SGH
  • 8 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Visited her sister who had pneumonia in Indonesia
  • Lives at Jalan Teck Whye

The 154th confirmed patient is a 52-year-old male British national

  • 6 Mar 2020: arrived in Singapore
  • 9 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Warded in isolation room at NCID

The 155th confirmed patient is a 47-year-old female Malaysian national who is a Singapore Work Pass holder

  • 9 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Warded in an isolation room at NCID
  • Contact case of case 128
  • Linked to the SAFRA Jurong cluster

The 156th confirmed patient is a 50-year-old female Singapore Permanent Resident 

  • 9 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Warded in an isolation room at NCID
  • Linked to the SARA Jurong cluster

The 157th confirmed patient is a 54-year-old female Singapore Permanent Resident 

  • 9 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Warded in an isolation room at NCID
  • Contact of case 137
  • Linked to the SAFRA Jurong Cluster

The 158th confirmed patient is a 53-year-old female Singaporean

  • 9 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Warded in an isolation room at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Linked to the SAFRA Jurong cluster

The 159th confirmed patient is a 59-year-old male Singaporean 

  • 9 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Linked to the SAFRA Jurong cluster

The 160th confirmed patient is a 5-year-old male Singaporean

  • Warded in an isolation room at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
  • Family member of case 145
  • Linked to the SAFRA Jurong cluster

Update on confirmed patients in Singapore

  • 93 fully recovered and discharged
  • 67 in hospital, most stable or improving
  • 10 in critical condition

With a surge in the number of cases, let’s pay more attention to hygiene practices and social responsibility!

COVID-19 GFX Mar 9

Infographic Credits: Channel News Asia

Update on situation in South Korea

  • 131 new cases
  • 7513 cases in total
  • 3 new deaths
  • 54 deaths in total
  • Learn more here

Update on situation in China

  • 19 new cases
  • 80 754 cases in total
  • 17 new deaths
  • 3136 deaths in total
  • Learn more here 

Costa Fortuna will disembark in Singapore as scheduled

  • Returning to Singapore on 10 Mar 2020 as scheduled
  • Costa Fortuna was disinfected before disembarking from Singapore
  • All passengers completed pre-embarkation checks based on prevailing policies for travel history and temperature screening as required by the cruise line and terminal operator prior to boarding
  • Reported that no passengers are showing any symptoms
  • Costa Fortuna has not picked up any new passengers since it left Singapore on 3 Mar 2020
  • All passengers will go through thorough screening checks before entering Singapore
  • Those with symptoms will be conveyed directly to NCID
  • Those without symptoms will be conveyed directly to the airport for their onward flights
  • Learn more here
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