Singapore reports 261 COVID-19 cases, raising total to 37,183
By Lin Rui
People's Daily app

Bangkok (People's Daily) - Singapore reported 261 new coronavirus cases on Friday, bringing the total number of infections to 37,183, said its Ministry of Health.


Workers contruct a new quick-build dormitory for foreign workers in Singapore on June 5, 2020. (Photo: AFP)

Most of Thursday's cases are work pass holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

As of Thursday, 23,904 patients have recovered and five remain in critical condition. Twenty-four deaths have been reported.

Singapore entered its first phase of reopening after the “circuit breaker” period. Businesses that operate in settings with lower transmission risks were allowed to reopen, and some students were back at school.