682 new cases drive Singapore’s Covid-19 tally past 28,000

Vehicles pass the [email protected] foreign workers’ dormitory, where most cases have been reported. (AP pic)

SINGAPORE: Singapore has confirmed 682 new Covid-19 cases, with only four cases involving Singaporeans or permanent residents.

The preliminary data as of noon today brings the tally for the republic to 28,038.

The republic’s Ministry of Health (MOH), in a statement, attributed the vast majority of the cases to work permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

Singapore has so far classified 1,306 as community cases, 580 as imported cases, 361 cases involving foreign workers staying outside dorms and 25,109 cases of foreign workers residing in dorms.

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