By Massita Ahmad
SINGAPORE, Jan 30 -- Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed three additional imported cases of 2019 novel coronavirus infection here, bringing the tally to 13.
Noting that there is currently no evidence of community spread in Singapore, the ministry said all the new case are Chinese nationals from Wuhan.
They are currently warded in an isolation room at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID), it said in its latest update.
The 11th case is a 31-year-old female who arrived in Singapore on Jan 22 and was a travelling companion of the fourth confirmed case.
The case reported that she was asymptomatic during her flight to Singapore.
She developed symptoms on Jan 27 and test results confirming coronavirus infection came on Jan 29.
The 12th confirmed case is a 37-year-old female who arrived in Singapore with her family on Jan 22 and developed symptoms four days later.
The 13th case is a 73-year-old female who arrived in Singapore from Wuhan with her family on Jan 21 and tested positive for coronavirus infection on Jan 30.
“The three new cases are stable currently, and we are continuing to monitor their health,” said MOH, adding that of 10 previously announced cases, none is critically ill.
MOH said all of them remain in stable condition, and most are improving.
Malaysia National News Agency
No.28 Jalan BERNAMA
Off Jalan Tun Razak
50400 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : +603-2693 9933 (General Line)
Email : helpdesk[at]bernama.com