The 18th confirmed case was announced on 1 February. The case is a 31 year-old female Chinese national who arrived in Singapore from Wuhan on 22 January.
The case reported that she was asymptomatic during her flight to Singapore. She was a travelling companion of the 12th confirmed case and was identified as a close contact on 30 January. She reported that she had not left her room at Home Suite View Hotel at 12 Lorong 12 Geylang until she was transferred to a government quarantine facility (GQF) in the early hours of 31 January. While at the GQF, she reported that she had a cough from 30 January. She was conveyed by an ambulance to NCID on 31 January, where she was immediately isolated. Subsequent test results confirmed 2019-nCoV infection on 1 February at about 2pm.
She has been discharged from hospital today (27 Feb).