News: Update Singapore COVID-19 May 25th, 2020 – 344 new COVID-19 cases

News Update Singapore COVID-19 May 25th

NEWS: Singapore reported 344 new COVID-19 cases as 12am on May 25, including three pre-school staff members.

“The number of new cases in the community has increased, from an average of fourĀ cases per day in the week before, to an average of sevenĀ per day in the past week,” said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Singapore has 31,960 COVID-19 cases in total

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Singapore now stands at 31,960. Including in the 344 new cases, 338 are foreign workers residing in dormitories.

A total of 862 additional patients were discharged from hospitals or community isolation centers. A total of 15,738 people have fully recovered from the infection, the ministry of health said.

There are currently 607 confirmed cases still in the hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and eight are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

Another 15,592 cases are isolated and managed in community structures. These are those who have mild symptoms or are clinically well but whose COVID-19 test is still positive.

General Advisory for Visitors to Singapore

Since the start of the COVID-19 epidemic (Coronavirus Disease 2019), the Singapore government has implemented a series of measures to reduce the risk of imported cases and slow the transmission of the virus.

All short-term visitors (from anywhere in the world) are not allowed to enter Singapore or transit through Singapore. Singapore has also stopped calling for all Singapore cruise ships.

If you are in Singapore, you can do your part by practicing good personal hygiene, monitoring your own health, and following proper management measures.

Work pass holders and their dependents are only allowed to enter / enter Singapore if they work in sectors that provide essential services such as health care and transport.

Malaysians with a work permit in Singapore will continue to be able to work in Singapore during this period, with appropriate accommodation arrangements.

To plan your trip, please visit the Ministry of Health website regularly for the latest updates.

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