SINGAPORE, May 5 (Xinhua) -- Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 16 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 61,268.
Of the new cases, 15 are imported cases and one is a community case.
On Wednesday, 21 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 60,844 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities, the ministry said.
There are currently 131 confirmed cases who are still in hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and two are in the intensive care unit.
Furthermore, 262 are isolated and cared for at community facilities. These are those who have mild symptoms, or are clinically well but still test positive for COVID-19.
Altogether 31 people have passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection in Singapore.