Singapore reports 12 new COVID-19 cases on March 8, totalling 150

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH)  confirmed 12 more cases of COVID-19 infection as of 12pm on March 8, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 150. 

Nine of the new cases are part of the cluster involving a private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong (333 Boon Lay Way) on February 15. For the remaining three, one is linked to a previous case, one is an imported case; and one is currently unlinked.

Photo courtesy: Twitter/sporeMOH
Photo courtesy: Twitter/sporeMOH

Case 139: A 71 year-old male Singapore Citizen who has no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. He is a family member of Cases 140 and 142, and is linked to the cluster involving the private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong.

He reported onset of symptoms on March 3 and had sought treatment at a general practitioner (GP) clinic on March 5. He presented at NTFGH on March 6, and subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on March 7.

Prior to hospital admission, he had mostly stayed at his home at Jurong West Street 81.

Photo courtesy: Twitter/sporeMOH
Photo courtesy: Twitter/sporeMOH

Case 140: A 62 year-old female Singapore Citizen who has no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. She is a family member of Cases 139 and 142, and is linked to the cluster involving the private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong.

She reported onset of symptoms on  February 28 and had sought treatment at a GP clinic on February 29 and March 5. She presented at NTFGH on March  6, and subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on March 7.

Prior to hospital admission, she had gone to work Landom Distributions Pte Ltd (31 Jurong Port Road). She stays at Jurong West Street 81.

Case 141: A 69 year-old male Singapore Citizen who has no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. He reported onset of symptoms on March 1 and had sought treatment at a GP clinic on March 3 and 6 . He was conveyed in an ambulance to NTFGH on March 6. Subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on March 7.

Prior to hospital admission, he had gone to work at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Innovation Centre (71 Nanyang Drive) as a cleaning staff employed by NTU’s cleaning services vendor. He stays at Jurong West Street 64.

Photo courtesy: Twitter/sporeMOH
Photo courtesy: Twitter/sporeMOH

Case 142: A 26 year-old male Singapore Citizen who has no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. He is a family member of Cases 139 and 140, and is linked to the cluster involving the private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong.

He reported onset of symptoms on March 5, and presented at NTFGH on March 6. Subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on March 7.

Prior to hospital admission, he had gone to work at First Page Digital Singapore (144 Robinson Road) and visited The Aperia Mall (12 Kallang Avenue). He stays at Jurong West Street 81.

Photo courtesy: Twitter/sporeMOH
Photo courtesy: Twitter/sporeMOH

Case 143: A 42 year-old male Singapore Permanent Resident who had been in Thailand from March 4 to 6. He is a family member of Case 132.

He reported onset of symptoms on March 5  while he was in Thailand. He returned to Singapore on March 6 and went directly to NUH from Changi Airport. Subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on March 7.

He stays at Tanglin Road.

Case 144: A 58 year-old female Singapore Citizen who has no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. She is a contact of Case 140, and is linked to the cluster involving the private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong.

She reported onset of symptoms on March 3 and had sought treatment at a GP clinic on the same day, and on March 5. She presented to NTFGH on March 7, and subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection.

She is a hairdresser at her home at Jurong West Street 74, and had attended to customers after onset of symptoms.

Photo courtesy: Twitter/sporeMOH
Photo courtesy: Twitter/sporeMOH

Case 145: A 67 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 March 8. The patient is a contact of Cases 107 and 134, and is linked to the cluster involving the private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong.

Photo courtesy: Twitter/sporeMOH
Photo courtesy: Twitter/sporeMOH

Case 146: 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 March 8. The patient is a contact of Case 134, and is linked to the cluster involving the private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong.

Case 147: An imported case involving a 64 year-old male Indonesian national who arrived in Singapore on March 7. He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on March 8.

Photo courtesy: Twitter/sporeMOH
Photo courtesy: Twitter/sporeMOH

Case 148: A 67 year-old female Singapore Citizen who had been in Indonesia from February 11 to 14. She was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on March 8, and is a contact of Case 107. The patient is linked to the cluster involving the private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong.

Case 149: A 62 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 March 8. The patient is linked to the cluster involving the private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong.

Case 150: A 53 year-old female Singapore Permanent Resident who has no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. She was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on March 8. The patient is a contact of Cases 115 and 134, and is linked to the cluster involving the private dinner function at SAFRA Jurong.

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