Health officials in Singapore have confirmed three additional cases of the novel coronavirus.
According to the Ministry of Health, all three of the newly confirmed patients are Singaporean citizens with no travel history to mainland China. The male patients are 34, 46, and 62 years old.
The Ministry of Health added that the 62 year-old newly confirmed patient worked at DBS bank in the Marina Bay Financial Center. Earlier on Wednesday, DBS evacuated all its staff from its office in the Marina Bay Financial Center following confirmation that its employee had contracted the virus.
Singapore now has 50 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus. Thirty-five patients remain hospitalized, eight of which are in critical condition. According to the Singapore Ministry of Health, 15 patients have fully recovered from the virus and have been discharged from the hospital.