Singapore’s COVID-19 tally stands at 38,514 with 218 new cases

SINGAPORE (BERNAMA) – Singapore has reported 218 new cases of COVID-19 as at noon yesterday, with the majority still involving foreign workers at dormitories, thus raising the tally to 38,514.

Of the 218 cases, only six were from the community and all are work pass holders, said the republic’s Ministry of Health (MOH) in a statement.

There were no new cases involving Singaporeans or permanent residents, it said.

In full data released late on Monday, Singapore classified 1,745 as community cases, 580 as imported cases and 35,971 as foreign workers residing in dorms.

In total, 25,368 cases of COVID-19, or about 66 per cent of last Monday’s tally of 38,296, have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities.

As of Monday, there were 269 confirmed cases that were still in hospital, with four patients in critical condition in the intensive care unit.