Singapore reports 528 COVID-19 cases, raising total to 16,169
By Lin Rui
People's Daily app


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Bangkok (People's Daily) - Singapore reported 528 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, bringing the total number of infections to 16,169, said its Ministry of Health (MOH).

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

1,188 patients have recovered from the infection. 22 patients are in critical condition, and 14 have died.

The MOH said on Wednesday that it picked up more cases in dormitories because of extensive testing. Most of those cases have a mild illness and are being monitored in community isolation facilities or the general wards of hospitals.