5 new COVID-19 community infections in Singapore, all linked to previous cases

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People wearing face masks along Orchard Road. (File photo: Calvin Oh)

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SINGAPORE: Singapore reported five new COVID-19 community infections as of noon on Monday (Jun 7), all linked to previous cases and already in quarantine.

This was the lowest number of new cases in the community since May 10, when three infections were reported. It was also the second consecutive day that community cases remained in the single digit.

There were also nine imported cases, all of whom had been placed on stay-home notice upon arrival in Singapore. Five were returning Singaporeans or permanent residents, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in its preliminary update.

No new infections were reported in migrant workers’ dormitories.

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In all, 14 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Singapore on Monday.

Details of the new cases will be released on Monday night, said MOH.

As of Monday, Singapore had reported 62,210 COVID-19 cases and 33 fatalities.

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