WORLD Singapore reports 247 COVID-19 cases, raising total to 41,216

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Singapore reports 247 COVID-19 cases, raising total to 41,216

By Lin Rui | People's Daily app

15:58, June 17, 2020

Bangkok (People's Daily) - Singapore reported 247 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of infections to 41,216, said its Ministry of Health.

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

As of Wednesday, 31,163 patients have recovered and 2 remain in critical condition. 26 deaths have been reported.

Singapore will enter Phase 2 of its reopening after the COVID-19 "circuit breaker" on June 19, during which most activities and businesses would be allowed to resume, including dining in at food and beverage outlets. A limit on gatherings of no more than five people will remain in place. Tables must also be spaced a meter apart. 


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