9th Jul 2020
As of 9 July 2020, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed an additional 125 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, the vast majority of whom are Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories. Based on our investigations so far, there are 21 cases in the community, of whom 4 are Singaporeans/ Permanent Residents and 17 are Work Pass holders. From our preliminary investigations, of these 21 cases, 5 were close contacts of earlier cases, and had already been placed on quarantine. Epidemiological investigations are ongoing for the other cases.
2. In addition, there is 1 imported case who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.
3. 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.
MINISTRY OF HEALTH
9 JULY 2020