Home News Featured News Morning brief: update for April 12, 2020

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for April 12, 2020

Morning Brief: 8th death in S'pore, 191 new cases




- Advertisement -

Singapore – A total of 191 new cases have been reported in Singapore on Saturday night (April 11), with three new clusters being found.

On Saturday morning, a 90-year-old Singaporean man, Case 1142, succumbed from Covid-19-related complications. The patient was a locally-transmitted and unlinked case who tested positive for the virus on April 3 and has been warded at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases.

Singapore has a total of eight reported deaths due to Covid-19 and currently has 2,299 confirmed cases.

Meanwhile, three new clusters were found from the new cases – at North Coast Lodge (51 North Coast Avenue) with two cases, at Westlite Woodlands dormitory (2 Woodlands Sector 2) with eight cases and Cassia @ Pejuru with two confirmed cases (15 Penjuru Walk).

- Advertisement -

The at S11 Dormitory located at Punggol had an additional 29 cases which increased the total to 335 confirmed cases, the largest in the country.

To date, Singapore has 37 clusters, as continues. Details of the latest 191 cases could be accessed here.

According to the Ministry of Health, 35 more patients have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities, which brings the total to 528 fully recovered patients. Of the 943 cases admitted in hospitals, 31 are in critical condition.

Another 820 confirmed cases are clinically well and are currently in isolation while receiving medical attention at community facilities.

- Advertisement -

Read related:

April 17 — PM Lee hopes for positive results from circuit breaker by this date

Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg 

- Advertisement -

Another ‘sovereign’ citizen? ‘Badge Lady’ asks for court charges to be dropped as she should have “immunity as a citizen”

Singapore -- Phoon Chiu Yoke, or the woman now also known as "Badge Lady", appeared in court again on Tuesday (June 15) regarding charges she faces for not wearing a mask on various occasions. She asked for her charges to be dropped...

15 suspected gang members arrested after almost 200 attend Boon Lay funeral

Singapore -- Police investigations have ensued after a funeral in Boon Lay was attended by almost 200 people, with many seen not wearing masks. The funeral, which took place on Sunday (June 13), attracted the attention of many passers-by who took videos...

Mixed bag: PA’s defensive statement denying racism allegations draws both criticism & support

Singapore—The People’s Association (PA) issued a rather belated statement concerning a wedding photo that had been used for a Hari Raya celebration without the couple’s permission, after the woman in the photo aired her views on social media. And while the PA...
Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg