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10 New Cases of Locally Transmitted COVID-19 Infection

        As of 3 May 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 10 new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection, all of whom are either patients and staff at Tan Tock Seng Hospital or close contacts of previous cases who had already been placed on quarantine. Amongst them, 8 cases are linked to Case 62541[1], and were detected from our proactive testing. Based on our investigations so far, the cases are in the community, and there are no new cases in the dormitories.

2.     In addition, there are 7 imported cases, who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.

3.     In total, there are 17 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore today.

4.     We are still working through the details of the cases, and further updates will be shared via the MOH press release that will be issued tonight.

3 MAY 2021

[1] Case 62541 is a 46 year-old nurse at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), and is deployed at Ward 9D. She was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 27 April. There are 35 cases in total linked to TTSH so far. 

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