Health officials in Singapore reported 73 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, making it the country’s largest single-day increase in cases.
The Ministry of Health said that 38 of the 73 new cases were imported from Europe, North America and South East Asia. A total of 27 of the new cases are linked to clusters or previously confirmed cases. The Ministry of Health added that eight cases are currently unlinked, and contact tracing is ongoing.
As of March 25, of the 631 confirmed cases in the country, 160 cases have been discharged from hospital. 404 patients still being treated in hospital, with 17 currently in critical condition. Two patients have died.