On 31 January 2020 Singapore's ChannelNews Asia reported the following under the headline,Wuhan virus in Singapore: The First 7 Days:
She was flagged by the ministry on Thursday as a preliminary positive case.
MOH said that the woman had reported that she was asymptomatic during the flight to Singapore, but developed a fever, cough and chills in the afternoon of her arrival on Jan 21.
She sought medical attention at Raffles Hospital the next day and was later taken to the emergency department at Tan Tock Seng Hospital and immediately isolated.
MOH was notified of a suspect case at 3am on Jan 23. The woman subsequently tested positive for the virus at midnight.
She is currently warded at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases and is in a stable condition.
The woman had stayed at J8 Hotel and visited Orchard Road, Marina Bay Sands and Gardens by the Bay, MOH said.
She had also used public transport in Singapore, including the MRT and taxies.
"The risk of transient contact, such as on public transport or in public places, is assessed to be low," said MOH.