1. As of 17 June 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 20 new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection. 18 are linked to previous cases, amongst whom 13 have already been placed on quarantine, and 5 were detected through surveillance. The remaining 2 cases are currently unlinked. 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 have already been placed on Stay-Home Notice or isolated upon arrival in Singapore. Of these, 3 are returning Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents.
3. In total, there are 27 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.