The seventh confirmed case is a 35 year-old male Chinese national from Wuhan who arrived in Singapore on 23 January with family and friends.
The case reported that he was asymptomatic during the flight to Singapore. He subsequently developed symptoms on 24 January, and self-presented to Raffles Hospital via public transport on the same day. He was classified as a suspect case and immediately conveyed to NCID via an ambulance. Subsequent test results confirmed Wuhan coronavirus infection on 27 January at about 11pm.
Prior to hospital admission, the case stayed at Marina Bay Sands Singapore located at 10 Bayfront Avenue, and had travelled on public transport. The risk of infection from transient contact, such as on public transport or in public places, is assessed to be low.Case 7, a 35 year old male Wuhan resident, has been discharged from NCID today (4th February). He has recovered, and has been comprehensively tested negative for the virus.