Coronavirus: Parkway Parade added in list of locations visited by cases in Sunday's update

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[UPDATED: 10.35pm]

The Ministry of Health has confirmed an additional 518 cases of Covid-19 infection in Singapore on Sunday (May 31), with 516 cases being Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

There are two community cases, and both are Singaporeans/Permanent Residents.

Parkway Parade has also been added to the list of public places visited by cases in the community during the infectious period, and the patient/s had visited it on May 20 between 3pm to 4pm.

The list excludes residence, workplaces, healthcare facilities, and public transport. This list will be updated on a rolling 14-days basis, i.e. one incubation period, and as epidemiological investigations progress.

Those who had been identified as close contacts of confirmed cases would already have been notified by MOH.

As a precautionary measure, persons who had been at those locations during the specified timings should monitor their health closely for 14 days from their date of visit. They should see a doctor promptly if they develop symptoms of acute respiratory infection (such as cough, sore throat and runny nose), as well as fever and loss of taste or smell, and inform the doctor of their exposure history.

972 more cases have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities.

Of the 321 cases who are still in hospital, most are in stable condition or improving. Eight are in critical condition in the intensive care unit, while 12,841 cases who have mild symptoms, or are clinically well but still test positive for Covid-19 are isolated and cared for at community facilities.

This brings the total number of cases to 34,884, with 21,699 patients discharged and 23 deaths.

For the latest updates on the coronavirus, visit here.

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