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COVID: Singapore reports 35 new cases; 16 in community

29/04/2021 06:18 PM

By Massita Ahmad

SINGAPORE, April 29  -- Singapore has reported 16 new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection for the past 24 hours, reportedly the highest number of community cases since July last year.

In its brief data released today, the republic's Ministry of Health (MOH) said these cases are in the community, and there are no new cases in dormitories.

Among them, MOH said, seven are family members of Case 62517, a 38-year-old male Singaporean who works as an Immigration & Checkpoints Authority Officer deployed at Changi Airport Terminal 1.

The other eight are linked to Case 62541, a 46-year-old female Philippine national who is a nurse at Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

In addition, there are 19 imported cases, who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.

In total, there are 35 new cases in Singapore today, bringing the total tally to 61,121.




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