Singapore reports 5 new cases, as city state discharges one patient


Singapore on Saturday confirmed five new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total tally of infections to 72.

Three of the new infections were linked to a previous cluster seen at the Grace Assembly of God church, the health ministry said in a statement.

The church, which has two branches, is the country’s largest locally transmitted cluster with more than a dozen linked cases of the Covid-19 disease.

The fourth new case was linked to a cluster at the Seletar Aerospace Heights construction site, where five infections had been confirmed.

The final new case was linked to a previously diagnosed patient, the health ministry said.

The city state on Saturday also announced that one patient had been discharged from hospital.

Source: South China Morning Post


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