Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 506 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 34,366.
Of the newly confirmed cases, five were cases in the community, and 501 were work permit holders residing in dormitories. There were no imported cases.
Of the new cases, 99 percent are linked to known clusters, while the rest are pending contact tracing.
A total of 1,096 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 20,727 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities, the ministry said.
There are 374 patients still being hospitalized, among whom seven cases are in intensive care unit.
In addition, 13,242 others are isolated and cared for at community facilities. These are those who have mild symptoms, or are clinically well but still test positive for COVID-19.
The number of cases that had passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection in the city state was 23.