21st May 2020
As of 21 May 2020, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed an additional 448 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, the vast majority of whom are Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories. 13 cases are Singaporeans/ Permanent Residents. Of these, seven cases were picked up from our active surveillance and screening of nursing home residents and pre-school staff, and four are part of a family cluster linked to a dormitory. Epidemiological investigations are ongoing for the other two cases.
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.
MINISTRY OF HEALTH
21 MAY 2020