WORLD Singapore reports 741 new COVID-19 cases, raising total to 20,939

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Singapore reports 741 new COVID-19 cases, raising total to 20,939

By Lin Rui | People's Daily app

15:32, May 07, 2020

Bangkok (People's Daily) - Singapore reported 741 new coronavirus cases and 2 deaths on Thursday, bringing the total number of infections to 20,939, and deaths to 20, said its Ministry of Health.

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People, wearing face masks as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, cross a road along the Orchard Road shopping belt in Singapore on May 6, 2020. (Photo: AFP)

Most of the new cases were foreign workers. Five cases are Singaporeans or permanent residents. 

1,634 patients have recovered from the infection. 23 patients are in critical condition.

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