WORLD Singapore reports 544 new COVID-19 cases, raising total to 35,836

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Singapore reports 544 new COVID-19 cases, raising total to 35,836

By Lin Rui | People's Daily app

16:52, June 02, 2020

Bangkok (People's Daily) - Singapore reported 544 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing the total number of infections to 35,836, said its Ministry of Health.

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Teachers prepare for health check on children before entering the classroom as schools reopened in Singapore on June 2, 2020. (Photo: AFP)

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

As of Tuesday, 22,466 patients have recovered and 7 remain in critical condition. 24 deaths have been reported.

This is the first day after the end of the "circuit breaker" period. Businesses that operate in settings with lower transmission risks were allowed to reopen, and some students were back at school.

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