A Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Operationally Ready National Serviceman (NSman) due to attend his in-camp training (ICT) was picked up to be positive for COVID-19 on 16 April 2021. These swab tests are part of routine safety measures for all NSmen before they commence their ICT. He has been identified by the Ministry of Health as Case 62032. The serviceman was well and asymptomatic when he reported for ICT at Nee Soon Camp. The serviceman is currently warded at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases. The SAF has been in contact with him and his family to render support and assistance.
As part of precautionary measures in place for positive cases detected, the SAF has carried out immediate and thorough disinfection of the premises that the serviceman had been in. All personnel who had been identified as close contacts during the ICT have also been swab tested. None have been tested positive for COVID-19 thus far, and are under quarantine. They will be monitored and re-tested to confirm their negative status before they are released from quarantine.