Three new cases of Wuhan coronavirus infection have been confirmed in Singapore, bringing the total number in the country to 10, the Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday (29 Jan).
As with all previous cases, the patients are three Chinese nationals from Wuhan, two of them a husband and wife, both 56 years old.
According to the health ministry, the couple arrived in Singapore on Sunday (19 Jan), and are currently warded in isolation rooms at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID). They that they had no symptoms of the virus during the flight to Singapore, but developed symptoms on Friday (24 Jan) and took a taxi to Tan Tock Seng Hospital two days later.
The MOH added that they were classified as suspect cases and immediately isolated at NCID.
Subsequent tests confirmed Wuhan coronavirus infection.