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1 local infection among 8 new cases in Singapore

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People seen in the Chinatown area on May 24, 2021, during Singapore’s Phase 2 (Elevated Measures). (PHOTO: Dhany Osman/Yahoo News Singapore)

SINGAPORE – The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Sunday (July 11) confirmed the detection of eight new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, bringing the country’s total number of cases to 62,692.

There is one new case of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection, which is not currently linked, MOH said in a press release. The remaining seven cases have all been imported and have already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated on arrival in Singapore.

One of the imported cases was discovered on arrival, while six developed the disease during SHN or isolation.

In Saturday’s update, MOH said there were no new cases of locally transmitted infection – the first time in 76 days that no new local cases were reported in the country. All six new cases discovered on Saturday were imported, three of whom were discovered upon their arrival in the country, while the rest developed symptoms during their SHN or isolation period.

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