20 new community COVID-19 cases in Singapore, including 2 unlinked infections

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20 new community COVID-19 cases in Singapore, including 2 unlinked infections
SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 20 new COVID-19 infections in the community as of noon on Thursday (Jun 17), including two with no links to previous cases.
 
Eighteen infections were linked to previous cases. Thirteen of them had been placed in quarantine earlier and five were detected through surveillance testing, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in its preliminary daily update.
 
There were also seven imported cases, who were all placed on stay-home notice or isolated upon their arrival in Singapore. Three of them were returning Singaporeans or permanent residents.
 
No new infections were reported in migrant workers' dormitories.
 
In all, Singapore reported 27 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday.
 
Details of the new cases will be released on Thursday night, said MOH.
 
Source: CNA

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