COVID–19 NEWS   Give focus to national preparedness to face pandemics in 12MP | Sabah: EMCO in Kampung Bambangan to start Monday - MKN | COVID: Recoveries again outstrip new cases at 18,074 vs 13,899 | Schools in Phase Four states must be fully prepared for reopening - Radzi Jidin | Permission for interstate travel expected to be finalised in three weeks - Hishammuddin | 

1,111 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, tally at 9,152

21/04/2020 04:31 PM

SINGAPORE, April 21 -- Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an additional 1,111 cases of COVID-19 infection in the republic, bringing the tally to 9,152.

The ministry said the majority of the new cases were work permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories while 20 cases were Singaporeans/Permanent Residents.

"We are still working through the details of the cases, and further updates will be issued tonight," it said in a statement here.

With the latest tally, Singapore which reported its first cases of COVID-19 on Jan 23 has recorded the highest number of cases among ASEAN member countries.

As at noon April 20, Singapore has classified 6,075 cases as dorm residents, 339 involving work permit holders not residing in dorms, 1,031 community cases, and another 569 were imported cases.

Meanwhile, 801 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities, while 23 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit and 11 have died.


Bernama is the trusted source of reliable real-time comprehensive and accurate news for both the public and media practitioners. Our news is published at ; BERNAMA TV on: Astro Channel 502, unifi TV Channel 631, MYTV Channel 121 IFLIX; and Bernama Radio broadcasting locally on FM93.9 in Klang Valley, Johor (FM107.5), Kota Kinabalu (FM107.9) and Kuching (FM100.9).

Follow us on social media :
Facebook : @bernamaofficial, @bernamatv, @bernamaradio
Twitter :, @BernamaTV, @bernamaradio
Instagram : @bernamaofficial, @bernamatvofficial, @bernamaradioofficial
TikTok : @bernamaofficial

© 2021 BERNAMA   • Disclaimer   • Privacy Policy   • Security Policy