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Singapore reports 188 new COVID-19 infections, including 12 imported cases

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 188 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday (Aug 10), taking the national total to 55,292. There was one new case in the ...

10/8/2020 6:10:00 PM

COVID19 UPDATE: Singapore's 12 new imported cases travelled from India, Bangladesh and Philippines, while the sole community infection is linked to a previous case

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 188 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday (Aug 10), taking the national total to 55,292. There was one new case in the ...

BookmarkSINGAPORE: Singapore reported 188 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday (Aug 10), taking the national total to 55,292.There was one new case in the community, a 60-year-old Singaporean man who was a contact of a previously identified COVID-19 case, said the Ministry of Health (MOH). He had been placed on quarantine and was tested during this time.

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AdvertisementAdvertisementThere were also 12 new imported cases, all of whom were placed on stay-home notice upon arrival in Singapore.Among them was a 30-year-old permanent resident and a 13-year-old permanent resident who had travelled from India on Jul 29 as well as a 41-year-old permanent resident and an 18-year-old Singaporean who had arrived from Bangaldesh and Philippines on the same day.

Another five cases were work pass or work permit holders currently employed in Singapore, who also arrived from the Philippines on Jul 29.The remaining three imported cases include a 3-year-old girl, a 35-year-old woman and a 14-year-old girl, all dependant's pass holders, who arrived from India on Jul 27 and Jul 28.

AdvertisementAdvertisementAll the imported cases were tested while serving their stay-home notices at dedicated facilities, said MOH.The vast majority of Monday's cases were work permit holders currently under quarantine.The inter-agency task force said it has completed all testing of workers in dormitories, MOH added.

"There are currently about 23,300 workers who are still serving out their quarantine period."These workers will be tested when their isolation ends, and we expect the case counts to remain high in the coming days, before tapering down thereafter."

MORE CLUSTERS CLOSED, MORE DISCHARGEDThe ministry also announced the closure of four more COVID-19 clusters in dormitories: Avery Lodge Dormitory at 2D Jalan Papan, Cassia @ Penjuru at 15 Penjuru Walk, CDPL Tuas Dormitory at 6 Tuas South Street 15 and Tuas South Dormitory at 1 Tuas South Street 12.

"The following dormitories have been cleared, and now house only recovered individuals and those who have recently tested negative for COVID-19 infection," MOH said.A total of 694 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities.

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In all, 49,609 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.There are currently 112 confirmed cases who are still in hospital. Of these, most are stable or improving, and none is in the intensive care unit.

A total of 5,544 are isolated and cared for at community facilities.These are those who have mild symptoms, or are clinically well but still test positive for COVID-19. Read more: CNA »

Sexual offences, quotas and serving NS: K Shanmugam speaks frankly about women’s issues

After launching a series of public engagements on women’s issues in a move towards greater gender equality on Sunday (Sep 20), Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam sits down with Lin Suling to talk about gender relations, the law and sexual offences, and women in the workplace. He also gives his take on whether quotas would work and responds to comments about women serving National Service.

Singapore reports 188 new COVID-19 infections, including 12 imported casesSINGAPORE: Singapore reported 188 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday (Aug 10), taking the national total to 55,292. In an update on Monday ...

188 new Covid-19 infections in Singapore, including 12 imported cases and 1 in the communitySINGAPORE — Singapore has confirmed 188 new cases of Covid-19, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in a press release on Monday (Aug 10).

188 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including 1 in the community and 12 importedSINGAPORE - There were 188 new coronavirus cases confirmed as of Monday noon (Aug 10), taking Singapore's total to 55,292.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Singapore reports 188 new cases of COVID-19, including 12 imported casesSINGAPORE: Singapore reported 188 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday (Aug 10), taking the national total to 55,292. The figure rose past 55,000 on ...

Singapore reports 188 new COVID-19 infections, including 12 imported casesSINGAPORE: Singapore reported 188 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday (Aug 10), taking the national total to 55,292. In an update on Monday ...

188 new Covid-19 infections in Singapore, including 12 imported cases and 1 in the communitySINGAPORE — Singapore has confirmed 188 new cases of Covid-19, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in a press release on Monday (Aug 10).