COVID-19 Daily Update 2020-03-16: 14 New Confirmed Cases, Total 226 in SG Now

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As of 16 March 2020, 10am, there are 226 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Singapore. On 15 March 2020, there were 14 new confirmed cases.

The 213rd confirmed patient is a 48-year-old male Singaporean

  • 4-13 Mar 2020: in Indonesia
  • 8 Mar 2020: developed symptoms while in Indonesia
  • 13 Mar 2020: visited emergency department of SKH
  • 14 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Lives at Serangoon North Avenue 3
  • Warded at SKH

The 214th confirmed patient is a 29-year-old male Singaporean

  • 5 Mar 2020: developed symptoms
  • 6 Mar, 8 Mar 2020: sought treatment at GP clinic
  • 14 Mar 2020: visited NCID
  • 14 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Visited Youth Go! (403 Fajar Road), Project 180 @ Simei (145 Simei Street 2) and the Singapore University of Social Sciences (463 Clementi Road)
  • Lives at Jurong West Street 71
  • Linked to case 208
  • Warded at NCID

The 215th confirmed patient is a 65-year-old male Singaporean

  • 7 – 10 Mar 2020: in Thailand
  • 13 Mar 2020: developed symptoms
  • 13 Mar 2020: sought treatment at GP clinic
  • 13 Mar 2020: visited the emergency department of SGH
  • 14 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Gone to work at Cash Box (1 Jurong West Central 2)
  • Lives at Mei Ling Street
  • Warded at SGH

The 216th confirmed patient is a 30-year-old male Singaporean

  • 28 Feb – 1 Mar 2020: in Germany
  • 1 – 5 Mar: in the Czech Republic
  • 5 – 6 Mar 2020: in Germany
  • 9 Mar 2020: developed symptoms
  • 9,10,12 Mar 2020: sought treatment at GP clinic
  • 12 Mar 2020: referred to NCID
  • 14 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Gone to work at SAP Asia (30 Pasir Panjang Road)
  • Lives at Bukit Batok West Avenue 6
  • Warded at NCID

The 217th confirmed patient is a 22-year-old male Spanish national who is a Singapore Long Term Visit Pass holder

  • 9 – 13 Mar 2020: in Spain
  • 13 Mar 2020: developed symptoms
  • 13 Mar 2020: referred to NCID
  • 14 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Lives at Mount Sophia area
  • Warded at NCID

The 218th confirmed patient is a 55-year-old female Singaporean

  • 2 Mar 2020: developed symptoms
  • 2,3,4,6,8 Mar 2020: sought treatment at two GP clinics
  • 9 Mar 2020: visited NUH
  • 14 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Lives at Pending Road
  • Linked to the SAFRA Jurong cluster
  • Warded at NUH

The 219th confirmed patient is a 30-year-old male Singaporean

  • 15 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Linked to cases 142 and 211
  • Warded at SKH

The 220th confirmed patient is a 53-year-old male Singapore Permanent Resident

  • 10-12 Mar 2020: in France
  • 15 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Warded at NCID

The 221st confirmed patient is a 28-year-old female Filipino National who is a Singapore Work Pass Holder

  • 15 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Linked to case 204, a 32-year-old male American national
  • Employed as a teaching staff at MY World Preschool Ltd (52 Lengkok Bahru)
  • Warded at NCID

The 222nd confirmed patient is a 41-year-old male French National who is a Singapore Work Pass Holder

  • 28 Feb – 7 Mar 2020:in France
  • 7 to 9 Mar 2020: in Spain
  • 9 to 10 Mar 2020: in France
  • 12 to 13 Mar 2020: in Philippines
  • 15 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Warded at NCID

The 223rd case is a 60-year-old male Singaporean

  • 28 Feb – 7 Mar 2020: in US
  • 7 – 13 Mar 2020: in Australia
  • 15 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Warded at NCID

The 224th confirmed patient is a 50-year-old Singaporean

  • 1- 4 Mar 2020: in Malaysia
  • 15 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Linked to case 117 and the SAFRA Jurong cluster
  • Warded at NCID

The 225th confirmed patient is a 63-year-old male Singaporean

  • 3 to 7 Mar 2020: in Indonesia
  • 15 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Warded at NCID

The 226th confirmed patient is a 49-year-old male Dutch National

  • 15 Mar 2020: tested COVID-19 positive
  • Warded at NCID

Update on confirmed patients in Singapore

  • 105 fully recovered and discharged
  • 121 in hospital are mostly stable or improving
  • 13 in critical condition

Update on situation in China

  • 16 new cases
  • 80 860 cases in total
  • 14 new deaths
  • 3213 deaths in total
  • Learn more here

Update on situation in South Korea

  • 74 new cases
  • 8236 cases in total
  • 303 has fully recovered
  • Learn more here

Implementation of Stay Home Notice (SHN)

  • 14-days SHN for all with travel history to Mainland China (excl Hubei), Republic of Korea, Iran, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, ASEAN countries, Japan, Switzerland, or UK, in last 14 days
  • SHN will not apply to Singaporeans and Malaysians at land and sea crossings with Malaysia
  • Learn more hereNo photo description available.

Measures airlines in Singapore are taking

  • Singapore Airlines (SIA) will waive rebooking fees for tickets issued on or before 15 March 2020 and for travel up till 31st May 2020
  • Scoot will offer full vouchers refund for booking made on or before 15 Mar and for travel up to 31st May 2020
  • Scoot will be launching a self-service portal for all eligible customers to obtain the vouchers
  • For more info, learn more here and here
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