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9 New Cases of Locally Transmitted COVID-19 Infection

             As of 30 April 2021, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 9 new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection, of whom 8 are linked to previous cases. Amongst them, 4 cases are linked to Case 62541[1] and were detected from our proactive testing of patients and staff at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. 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 15 imported cases, who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore. In total, there are 24 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore today.

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.

[1] Case 62541 is a 46 year-old female Philippines national who is a nurse at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), and is deployed at Ward 9D. She was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 27 April. There are 13 cases in total linked to TTSH so far.

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