3rd May 2020
As of 3 May 2020, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed an additional 657 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, the vast majority of whom are Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories. Ten cases are Singaporeans/ Permanent Residents, many of whom are linked 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.
3. The number of cases amongst migrant workers has been fluctuating in recent days due to clearance of backlogged cases by one laboratory. MOH is working with the laboratory to stabilise its operations.