The tenth confirmed case is a 56 year-old male Chinese national who arrived in Singapore from Wuhan on 20 January.
The case reported that he was asymptomatic during his flight to Singapore. He subsequently developed symptoms on 21 January, and was admitted to NCID on 28 January after being identified as a suspect case at a health screening station at Marina South Pier. Subsequent test results confirmed Wuhan coronavirus infection on 29 January at about 2pm.
Prior to hospital admission, the case worked and lived on board a cargo vessel.
On Sunday (Feb. 9), the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced that four more confirmed cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV) have been discharged from hospital.They are Cases 10, 13, 22 and 26.