12th Jun 2020
As of 12 June 2020, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed an additional 463 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 18 cases in the community, of whom 8 are Singaporeans/Permanent Residents and 10 are Work Pass holders.
2. Of these, 5 were close contacts of earlier cases, and had already been placed on quarantine. From our preliminary investigations, another 5 cases were picked up from our active surveillance and screening of workers in essential services and persons working at dormitories. Epidemiological investigations are ongoing for the other 8 cases.
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.