Stories you might've missed, Jan 11 - The Independent Singapore News

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Here are some stories you might've missed.

Stories you might've missed, Jan 11 - The Independent Singapore News

Here are some stories you might've missed.

Photo: FB screengrab/ siswaranSingapore — Transport Minister S Iswaran said in Parliament on Monday (Jan 10) that there have been around 2,600 imported Covid-19 cases of the Omicron variant to date, which is about 60 per cent of the total number of infections from the new variant.

However, the Minister pointed out that fewer than ten per cent of these infections have been from short-term visitors. The vast majority of imported Omicron infections were found in citizens, permanent residents, and long-term pass holders who’ve returned home to Singapore lately.

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