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Singapore saw the largest increase in infected in a single day, at 13 new cases yesterday (Mar 6). According to the Ministry of Health, all 13 are infected locally with unknown sources.

9 of the 13 were involved with the private dinner at SAFRA Jurong on Feb 15, while the rest are locally transmitted. Two are suspected to be imported case, but the ministry is unable to confirm.

The outbreak is now out of control in Singapore and unknown individuals who are infected are now in public spreading the virus.

About the confirmed cases

Case 118

6. Case 118 is a 33 year-old female Singapore Citizen who has no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. She is currently warded in an isolation room at the National University Hospital (NUH). She is a family member of Cases 114 and 115, and is linked to the cluster involving the private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong.

7. She reported onset of symptoms on 29 February and had sought treatment at Pioneer Polyclinic on 2 March. She presented at the emergency department at NUH on 4 March. Subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on 5 March afternoon.

8. Prior to hospital admission, she had mostly stayed at home in the Westwood Avenue area.

Case 119

9. Case 119 is a 55 year-old male Singapore Citizen who has no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. He is warded in an isolation room at Alexandra Hospital (AH).

10. He reported onset of symptoms on 27 February and had sought treatment at a general practitioner (GP) clinic on the same day, and on 29 February. He presented at the Urgent Care Centre at AH on 1 March and 5 March. Subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on 5 March afternoon.

11. Prior to hospital admission, he had mostly stayed at his home at Stirling Road. He is employed by SingTel but had not gone to work since onset of symptoms.

Case 120

12. Case 120 is a 62 year-old female Singapore Citizen who has no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. She is currently warded in an isolation room at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID). She is linked to the cluster involving the private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong.

13. She reported onset of symptoms on 2 March and had sought treatment at a GP clinic on 3 March. As she had attended the private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong on 15 February, she was referred by MOH to NCID on 5 March, and was immediately isolated. Subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on 5 March afternoon.

14. Prior to hospital admission, she had visited Boon Lay Shopping Centre (221 Boon Lay Place). She stays at Jurong West Street 65.

Case 121

15. Case 121 is a 54 year-old female Singapore Citizen who has no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. She is currently warded in an isolation room at NCID. She is linked to the cluster involving the private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong.

16. She reported onset of symptoms on 26 February and had sought treatment at a GP clinic on 1 March. As she had attended the private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong on 15 February, she was referred by MOH to NCID on 5 March, and was immediately isolated. Subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on 5 March afternoon.

17. Prior to hospital admission, she had mostly stayed at her home at Corporation Drive.

Case 122

18. Case 122 is a 64 year-old female Singapore Citizen who has no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. She is currently warded in an isolation room at NCID. She is a close contact of Case 117, and is linked to the cluster involving the private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong.

19. She reported onset of symptoms on 3 March and had sought treatment at a GP clinic on 5 March. She was referred to NCID on the same day, and was immediately isolated. Subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on 5 March afternoon.

20. Prior to hospital admission, she had visited Westgate (3 Gateway Drive) and Keat Hong Community Club (2 Choa Chu Kang Loop). She stays at Petir Road.

Case 123

21. Case 123 is likely to be an imported case involving a 47 year-old male Singapore Citizen who had been in South Africa from 14 February to 17 February and France from 22 February to 24 February.

22. He reported onset of symptoms on 27 February and had sought treatment at a GP clinic on the same day, and on 2 March and 4 March. He presented at Sengkang General Hospital on 4 March. Subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on 5 March afternoon.

23. Prior to hospital admission, he had mostly stayed at his home at Fernvale Close. He is employed by Singapore Airlines as a cabin crew but had not gone to work since onset of symptoms.

Case 124

24. Case 124 is likely to be an imported case involving a 37 year-old female Singapore Permanent Resident who had been in Germany from 27 February to 5 March. She was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 6 March morning and is currently warded in an isolation room at NCID.

Case 125

25. Case 125 is a 65 year-old female Singapore Citizen who has no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. She was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 6 March morning and is currently warded in an isolation room at NCID. She is a family member of Case 128, and is linked to the cluster involving a private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong.

Case 126

26. Case 126 is a 77 year-old male Singapore Citizen who has no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 5 March afternoon and is currently warded in an isolation room at NCID. As part of enhanced precautions, patients who have acute respiratory infection will be placed in wards with greater separation between patients to minimise the risk of infection. Case 126 had been in the same ward as Case 109 at Singapore General Hospital from 29 February to 1 March, before Case 109 had been confirmed to have COVID-19 infection. Case 126 had been quarantined since 4 March.

Case 127

27. Case 127 is a 64 year-old female Singapore Citizen who has no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. She was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 5 March afternoon and is currently warded in an isolation room at NCID. She is a close contact of Case 117, and is linked to the cluster involving a private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong.

Case 128

28. Case 128 is a 70 year-old male Singapore Citizen who has no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 6 March morning and is currently warded in an isolation room at NCID. He is a family member of Case 125, and is linked to the cluster involving a private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong.

Case 129

29. Case 129 is a 68 year-old female Singapore Citizen who has no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. She was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 6 March morning and is currently warded in an isolation room at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (NTFGH). She is a family member of Case 130, and is linked to the cluster involving a private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong.

Case 130

30. Case 130 is a 66 year-old male Singapore Citizen who has no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 6 March morning and is currently warded in an isolation room at NTFGH. He is linked to the cluster involving the private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong.