6 new community COVID-19 cases in Singapore, including 1 unlinked infection

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The morning rush hour saw fewer office workers than usual at Raffles Place MRT station on May 17, 2021, the second day of Phase 2 (Heightened Alert). (Photo: Gaya Chandramohan)

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SINGAPORE: Singapore reported six new COVID-19 infections in the community as of noon on Sunday (Jun 6), including one with no links to previous cases.

All five that were linked to earlier cases had already been placed in quarantine, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in its preliminary daily update.

There were also 14 imported cases, all of which had been placed on stay-home notice or were isolated upon arrival in Singapore. Twelve of them were returning Singaporeans or permanent residents. 

No new infections were reported in migrant workers’ dormitories.

In all, 20 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Singapore on Sunday.

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

As of Sunday, Singapore has reported a total of 62,196 COVID-19 cases and 33 fatalities.

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