Singapore’s COVID-19 cases top 30,000 with 614 new infections reported

Foreign workers inside Avery Lodge dormitory along 2D Jalan Papan


SINGAPORE: The number of COVID-19 cases in Singapore topped 30,000 on Friday (May 22), with 614 new cases reported as of noon.

This brings the total number of cases in the country to 30,426.

The vast majority of the new cases are foreign workers living in dormitories, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in its preliminary daily update.

Four new cases are either Singaporeans or permanent residents, a drop from the previous day’s 13 cases, which was the highest in more than three weeks.

Further updates will be announced on Friday night, the ministry said.


Z24 News

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