COVID-19 Daily Update 2020-04-04: 1 New Confirmed Death, 65 New Confirmed Cases, Total 1,114 in SG Now

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As of 04 April 2020, 10am, there are 1,114 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Singapore. On 3 April 2020, there were 65 new confirmed cases.

Of the 65 new cases, 9 are imported cases (Cases 1051, 1058, 1059, 1060, 1085, 1088, 1092, 1099 and 1109) with travel history to Europe, Africa, ASEAN and other parts of Asia.

Of the remaining 56, 40 are linked cases. (Cases 1050, 1052, 1054, 1055, 1056, 1057, 1062, 1064, 1065, 1066, 1068, 1069, 1072, 1074, 1075, 1076, 1083, 1084, 1086, 1087, 1089, 1090, 1093, 1094, 1095, 1096, 1097, 1098, 1100, 1101, 1103, 1104, 1105, 1106, 1107, 1108, 1110, 1111, 1112 and 1113)

The remaining 16 are currently unlinked cases. (Cases 1053, 1061, 1063, 1067, 1070, 1071, 1073, 1077, 1078, 1079, 1080, 1081, 1082, 1091, 1102 and 1114) Contact tracing is ongoing.

COVID-19 new cases Singapore Apr 3 table

Credits: CNA

3 New clusters identified

  • Ce La Vi rooftop bar at Marina Bay Sands: 4 cases
  • Singapore Cricket Club: 6 cases
  • Construction site at Project Glory (50 Market Street): 4 cases

Singapore confirms 6th death from COVID-19

  • The patient was a 88-year-old male Singaporean PR
  • No recent travel history to affected places
  • He had a history of heart and kidney disease, cancer and diabetes
  • He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on Mar 29 and admitted to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) the following day
  • He developed serious complications and eventually succumbed to the infection at 5.41am on Saturday
  • Learn more here

Singapore to impose full home-based learning for schools

  • All Schools, from Primary Schools to Universities, including Special Education Schools will be closed
  • Pre-schools, Kindergartens, Student Care Centres will also be closed but will provide limited services for parents who have to work and unable to find caregivers
  • Mid-year Examinations will be cancelled but National Examinations will proceed as planned
  • Learn more here

Government to distribute reusable masks starting from 5 April 2020

  • Government will no longer discourage people from wearing face masks as there is evidence of asymptomatic people passing on the virus to others
  • Residents can collect their masks at their respective Community Centres and Resident’s Committee Centres between 3pm to 9pm on weekdays and between 10am to 9pm on weekends and public holidays
  • Healthcare Workers and Senior Citizens will be prioritised
  • Wearing masks will not be an excuse to engage in social interactions
  • Learn more here

SAF to defer all in-camp training and IPPT until 4 May 2020

  • SAF to implement additional measures to maintain operational readiness to defend Singapore’s peace and security
  • Servicemen in administrative roles will work from home “where feasible”
  • SAF units, including training schools will continue operating with enhanced measures
  • Learn more here

All businesses except essential services will be closed starting from 7 April 2020

  • Essential services such as healthcare, transport, food and beverages (F&B) outlets and services for daily living (e.g. petrol stations, hairdressers) will continue operations
  • F&B outlets to remain open but dining in will not be allowed and will only offer take-away and deliveries (bring your own containers if possible)
  • There is no food supply disruptions
  • Additional support for businesses will be announced on 6 April 2020
  • Learn more here

Singapore COVID-19 essential services available infographic

Credits: CNA

COVID-19 Daily Update 2020-04-03: 1 New Confirmed Death, 49 New Confirmed Cases, Total 1049 in SG Now

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