15th Jul 2020
As of 15 July 2020, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed an additional 249 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 16 cases in the community, all of whom are Work Pass holders. From our preliminary investigations, of these 16 cases, 4 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 are 5 imported cases who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice or isolated upon arrival in Singapore.
3. We are still working through the details of the cases today, and further updates will be shared via the MOH press release that will be issued tonight.
MINISTRY OF HEALTH
15 JULY 2020