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Indonesian Embassy in Singapore: 15 Indonesians Tested Positive Coronavirus

Indonesian Embassy in Singapore: 15 Indonesians Tested Positive Coronavirus (antara)

SINGAPORE, NETRALNEWS.COM - The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Singapore has announced that 15 Indonesian citizens have tested positive for the Covid-19 coronavirus in Singapore.

The Indonesian Embassy in Singapore, through a press release received in Batam on Saturday (3/21/2020), said the Singapore Ministry of Health announced a Indonesian citizen as a covid-19 positive case number 368.

"There are now a total of 15 Indonesian citizens who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Singapore," said the Indonesian Embassy.

The most recent Indonesian citizen in Singapore tested positive for coronavirus is a 19-year old woman who holds a Singapore Long Term Visit Pass. The patient is currently being treated at NCID.

Meanwhile, of the 15 cases, one died, namely the 212th case, a 64-year-old man. The person died on March 21, 2020 at 10:15 Singapore time.

Moreover, 44-year old Indonesian woman was declared cured and discharged from the hospital. The woman was case number 21 in Singapore.

As many as 13 Indonesian citizens are still being treated in various local hospitals, 11 of them are in a stable condition and two patients are in the ICU.

"The Indonesian Embassy will continue to closely monitor and coordinate with the relevant authorities regarding the handling of the Indonesian citizens," the Indonesian Embassy in Singapore said.

The Indonesian Embassy in Singapore reminded all Indonesian citizens residing in Singapore and Indonesian citizens who planned to visit Singapore that the status of DORSCON Orange still applies in Singapore. Therefore Indonesian citizens in Singapore are urged to remain vigilant, especially when attending activities that involve many participants, and visiting public places.

Meanwhile, the Indonesian Embassy also saw 40 new cases of COVID-19 in Singapore, bringing the total to 385 cases.

There are an additional seven patients who were declared cured and discharged so that a total of 131 people were declared cured.

Of the 254 positive patients who are still being treated, the majority are in stable condition but there are 16 patients who are in the ICU.