15th Aug 2020
As of 15 August 2020, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed an additional 81 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, the vast majority of whom are Work Permit holders currently under quarantine. Based on our investigations so far, there are 3 cases in the community, of whom 2 are Singaporeans/ Permanent Residents and 1 is a Work Pass holder.
2. In addition, there are 16 imported cases, of whom 10 are from a vessel which arrived in Singapore on 8 August. Prior to being conveyed to the hospital, all crew members had not disembarked from the vessel. The rest of the imported cases had all been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.
3. We are still working through the details of the cases, and further updates will be shared via the MOH press release that will be issued tonight.
MINISTRY OF HEALTH
15 AUGUST 2020