26 Jun 2009
Singapore has confirmed 95 new cases (221st to 315th cases) of Influenza A (H1N1-2009), bringing the total tally to 315 confirmed cases. 47 of the new cases have been investigated, and they comprise 25 local cases, and 22 imported cases. The remaining 48 cases are still being investigated.
2 The 25 new local cases comprise of 10 Butter Factory patrons and staff, four from the Maju Camp cluster, and two local transmission cases arising from close contact with from imported cases. There is also a new cluster of 12 linked to Republic Polytechnic, which includes nine new cases as reported today, and three previous cases from the social cluster.
Details of New Cases
3 Those who develop flu symptoms and have a recent travel history to countries with community spread of Influenza A (H1N1) should call 993 promptly for an ambulance. They should avoid taking public transport or taxi to minimise exposure. Those who develop flu symptoms but do not have recent travel history to affected countries should wear a mask and visit a GP. They should avoid going out in crowded areas.
4 Those who are planning to travel should check the MOH website for the latest update on the list of countries with confirmed cases and/or exported H1N1 cases so that they can make considered decisions on whether to proceed with their travel plans. For more information on Influenza A (H1N1-2009), please access MOH’s website at www.moh.gov.sg, call our hotline at 1800-333 9999, or visit www.flu.gov.sg.