SINGAPORE, July 29 -- Singapore has preliminarily reported 334 new cases of COVID-19 infection in the republic today, with the vast majority of them being migrant workers residing in dormitories.
In brief noon data released here, its Ministry of Health (MOH) said there were three cases in the community involving two Singaporeans or Permanent Residents and a work pass holder.
In addition, the ministry said there were four imported cases, who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.
With the new figures, the total infection tally for the republic now stands at 51,531 cases.
In its full data released late yesterday, Singapore classified 688 of its cases as imported, 2,168 as community cases and 48,341 as dorm residents.
As at noon yesterday, 45,893 or about 90 per cent of the total cases have fully recovered from the infection and been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.
There were 185 confirmed cases still in hospitals.
Of these, most were stable or improving and no cases were in the intensive care unit.
A total of 5,092 patients who had symptoms or were clinically well but still tested positive for COVID-19 have been isolated and are being cared for at community facilities.
To date, 27 people have died from complications due to COVID-19 here.
No new cluster was identified yesterday.
Malaysia National News Agency
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