Eight of 10 imported COVID-19 cases in Singapore came from India

The sole community infection is a foreigner holding work pass, officials said

Eight of 10 imported COVID-19 cases in Singapore came from India

Photo for representation. PTI file

Singapore, September 13

Eight of the 10 imported COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore came from India, the Health Ministry said on Sunday.

Two of those eight were Singaporeans and five permanent residents who returned on August 30-31. The other one was a short-term visit pass holder and a spouse of a Singaporean, who arrived from India on September 5.

The other two imported patients are work pass holders employed here who arrived here from Germany on August 30 and the Philippines on August 29.

Singapore reported 49 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday, taking the national tally of cases to 57,406. The sole community infection is a foreigner holding work pass, officials said.

All eight imported cases had been placed on stay-home notice upon their arrival in Singapore. PTI

Top Stories

President Kovind gives assent to 3 contentious farm Bills

President Kovind gives assent to 3 contentious farm Bills

Farmers fear that reforms would pave way for dismantling of ...

Akalis snapping ties with NDA unfortunate: Punjab BJP leaders

Akalis snapping ties with NDA unfortunate: Punjab BJP leaders

SAD on Saturday night had announced to quit the National Dem...

Congress dares JJP to quit ruling BJP alliance in Haryana over farm Bills

Congress dares JJP to quit ruling BJP alliance in Haryana over farm Bills

Selja, Jakhar urge all NDA supporting  parties to oppose far...

Mann Ki Baat: Farmers are the foundation of Atmanirbhar Bharat, says PM Modi

Mann Ki Baat: Farmers are the foundation of Atmanirbhar Bharat, says PM Modi

'Farmers can now sell their produce wherever they want'

Cities

View All