Statistics of the COVID-19 pandemic in Singapore

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This article presents official statistics gathered during the COVID-19 pandemic in Singapore.

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Number of cases (blue) and number of deaths (red) on a logarithmic scale. CoViD-19 SG.svg
Number of cases (blue) and number of deaths (red) on a logarithmic scale.

The Ministry of Health of Singapore has been official numbers, on a daily basis since the first confirmed case of SARS-CoV-2 virus on 23 January 2020. [1] [2] [3] [4] In their situation reports, the cases are broken down into several categories: imported cases, non-imported community cases, non-imported dormitory cases. [5] [6] Prior to 16 April 2020, MOH had released the data only at the end of the day. However upon discovery of a civil servant leaking information before the official release of data, since 17 April 2020, MOH has been providing a preliminary update of summarised figures at around noon of each day with the details released at the end of the day. [7]

Classifying COVID-19 cases

Singapore follows strictly to World Health Organization's case definition for classifying COVID-19 deaths, which does not include non-pneumonia fatalities like those caused by blood or heart issues among COVID-19 patients in its official tally. [8] This was exemplified in three cases which the cause of death was recorded as either ischaemic heart disease or heart attack, [9] and a suicide committed by an Indian migrant worker who was tested positive for the virus. [10] [11]

Untraced cases prior to 11 April 2020

No. of SARS-CoV-2 infection cases in Singapore with no known links to previous cases or travel history ()
Day [notes 1]
Month12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031
February 2020Count9798777898999911101010
Ref. [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17] [18] [19] [20] [21] [22] [23] [24] [25] [26] [27] [28] [29]
March 2020Count111111121212131414910910111112161723242931314144425867717993
Ref. [30] [31] [32] [33] [34] [35] [36] [37] [38] [39] [40] [41] [42] [43] [44] [45] [46] [47] [48] [49] [50] [51] [52] [53] [54] [55] [56] [57] [58] [59] [60]
April 2020Count115118127145179177193236375426515
Ref. [61] [62] [63] [64] [65] [66] [67] [68] [69] [70] [71]
Notes:
  1. The day of the month in which this number of cases was reported as not yet linked to previous cases or travel history to affected countries or regions.

Charts

The linear plot shows the total number of cases as a function of time (by date) since 23 January 2020, the date of the first reported case in Singapore, while the graph plotted on a logarithmic scale, or a semi-log plot, shows an exponential growth in the number of cases as a straight line on the graph. In the logarithmic scale plot, the slope of the straight line determines the rate of growth of the number of cases, with a steeper slope representing a higher growth rate. The third and fourth plot shows the number of daily new cases and total active cases respectively as reported.

Overview

Cases per day

  Cases per day

Active cases per day

  Active cases

Recoveries per day

  Recoveries per day

Deaths per day

  Deaths per day

Total tests performed

The linear plot shows the total number of tests performed as a function of time (by date) since 7 April 2020, the date of the first testing data given in Singapore.

Cumulative number of cases, hospitalizations, ICU admissions, recoveries and deaths

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