4th Jul 2020
As of 4 July 2020, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed an additional 185 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 9 cases in the community, of whom 4 are Singaporeans/ Permanent Residents and 5 are Work Pass holders. In addition, there is an imported case involving a Singapore Permanent Resident who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.
2. 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. We announced on 2 July that MOH has placed 58 households residing at Block 111 Tampines Street 11 under active phone surveillance and would be facilitating COVID-19 testing for them and their visitors. This is a precautionary measure after MOH had detected 9 confirmed cases from 2 households residing at the block. In total, 116 residents and visitors have been tested, and all the results have come back negative for COVID-19. MOH will continue to closely monitor the situation.
MINISTRY OF HEALTH
4 JULY 2020