WORLD Singapore reports 1,111 COVID-19 cases, raising total to 9,125

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Singapore reports 1,111 COVID-19 cases, raising total to 9,125

By Lin Rui | People's Daily app

15:57, April 21, 2020

Bangkok (People's Daily) - Singapore reported 1,111 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing the total number of infections to 9,125, said its Ministry of Health.

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Men are seen wearing face masks walking around the compound of S11 Punggol dormitories that houses foreign workers and has been made into an isolation area to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Singapore on April 21, 2020. (Photo: AFP)

Most of the new cases were linked to clusters at foreign worker dormitories.

801 patients have recovered from the infection. Twenty-three patients are in critical condition, and 11 have died.

Nineteen foreign worker dormitories have been classified as quarantine areas.  According to data from the country’s Ministry of Manpower, 43 foreign worker dormitories accommodate more than 200,000 foreign workers.


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