14 new COVID-19 cases in S’pore, all imported

SINGAPORE (CNA) – Singapore reported 14 new COVID-19 cases as of noon yesterday.

All the cases were imported and had been placed on stay-home notice or isolated upon arrival in Singapore, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in its preliminary daily update.

No locally transmitted cases were reported in the community or in foreign worker dormitories. From February 5, newly arrived work permit and S Pass holders in the construction, marine and process sectors as well as foreign domestic workers and confinement nannies who have recent travel history to higher-risk places are required to take on-arrival serology tests.

This is in addition to polymerase chain reaction tests.

Airport staff members and health workers at Changi Airport Terminal 1. PHOTO: CNA