8th Aug 2020
As of 8 August 2020, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed an additional 132 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, the vast majority of whom are Work Permit holders residing in a few standalone blocks in the dormitories that serve as quarantine facilities. Based on our investigations so far, there is 1 case in the community, who is a Singaporean.
2. In addition, there are 6 imported cases, who had all 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
8 AUGUST 2020