By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

The Singapore Ministry of Health reported three additional confirmed, imported cases of novel  coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection in Singapore.


This brings the total cases in Singapore to 13.

The new cases include a 31 year-old female Chinese national from Wuhan,  a 37 year-old female Chinese national from Wuhan and a 73 year-old female Chinese national from Wuhan.

All three cases are in isolation and currently in stable condition.

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Contact tracing for the confirmed cases is ongoing.

As of 30 January, MOH has identified 170 close contacts. Of the 139 who are still in Singapore, 135 have been contacted and are being quarantined or isolated. Efforts are ongoing to contact the remaining four close contacts.