354 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, eight community infections

SINGAPORE (CNA) – Singapore reported 354 new COVID-19 infections as of noon yesterday, with eight cases in the community, said the Ministry of Health (MoH).

This brings the total number of cases in the country to 49,098.

Among the community cases, there are four Singaporeans and permanent residents, as well as four work pass holders.

There are also five imported cases who had been placed on stay-home notice upon their arrival in Singapore. The remaining cases are work permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories, the ministry said.

People wearing face masks at Queen Street in Singapore. PHOTO: CNA