14 new COVID-19 infections in Singapore

SINGAPORE (CNA) – Fourteen new COVID-19 cases were reported in Singapore as of yesterday, said the Ministry of Health (MoH) in its preliminary daily update.

All the new cases were imported, of whom 13 had been placed on stay-home notice upon arrival in Singapore, said the ministry.

The remaining case tested negative upon arrival in Singapore on February 10 for a work project, and was on a controlled itinerary during his stay. He subsequently tested positive on February 12 as part of regular testing of such travellers. No new cases were found in the community and in foreign workers’ dormitories.

A COVID-19 cluster linked to a Chinatown Complex stall owner was identified on Friday, after his wife and two sons also tested positive for the disease.

People in protective face masks walk at Changi Airport. PHOTO: CNA