Covid-19: Singapore reports 614 new cases, tally breaches 30,000-mark
0 month ago, 22-May-2020
Foreign workers stand along the corridor of their rooms in the S11 Dormitory @ Punggol in Singapore. AFP File Photo
SINGAPORE: Singapore has preliminarily confirmed an additional 614 cases of Covid-19 infection today, with the vast majority involving migrant workers at dormitories.
The new cases bring the republics total count to 30,426.
Noon data showed that only four cases are Singaporean citizens or permanent residents, said the republics Ministry of Health (MOH) in a statement today.
In full data released late Thursday, Singapore classified1,691as community cases, 580as imported cases and 27,541were foreign workers residing indorms.
As at Thursday, the ministry said a total of 12,117 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
Three clusters which linked to Natureland East Coast; Wing Fong Court; and 112, Neythal Road; were closed yesterday as no more cases have been linked to these places for the past 28 days.
The ministry also identified a new cluster at Orange Valley Nursing of Simei Street. – Bernama
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