Coronavirus: Singapore sees more discharged cases than new patients for second day in a row

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[UPDATE: May 14 11:00pm]

The Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 752 new coronavirus cases in Singapore today (May 14). Out of these, there are two cases in the community and 750 cases of work permit holders residing in dormitories.

There were no new cases involving work permit holders residing outside dormitories.

Of the cases in the community, both are Singaporeans or Permanent Residents.

MOH said 1,164 patients were discharged in its update today.

This is the second day in a row that Singapore recorded more discharged Covid-19 patients than new cases.

On Wednesday (May 13), MOH confirmed 675 new cases and 958 discharged patients.

Of the 1,072 cases who are still in hospital, most are in stable condition or improving. 20 are in critical condition, while 19,032 cases who 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 26,098 with 5,973 patients discharged and 21 deaths.

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