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Singapore records 10 COVID-19 cases, 9 imported


SINGAPORE, 22 Feb — Singapore had 10 new COVID-19 cases with 9 imported cases and one locally transmitted case as of Monday (22 Feb), the Ministry of Health said.

In its daily update, the Ministry of Health said that all 9 imported cases were placed on home quarantine, or stay-home notice, upon their arrival in Singapore.

The daily update said that no new cases were detected in foreign workers dormitories.

Ministry of Health said it will release all details of the new cases on Monday night (22 Feb).

Singapore recorded 59,869 cases of COVID-19 until 21 Feb, with 59,731 recovered cases and only 109 active cases. The country recorded 29 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

COVID-19 Measures Breach

On Sunday (21 Feb) Ministry of Health said it will open an investigation about a possible breach of COVID-19 measures after a Malaysian truck driver visitied a casino on 9 Feb, Channel News Asia reported.

According to the Ministry, the driver who works as a freelance deliveryman visited Resorts World Sentosa casino, before he was denied entry to Singapore on Thursday (18 Feb) after he tested positive for COVID-19 in a rapid antigen test at Woodlands checkpoint.

He also tested positive after a polymerase chain reaction test on Friday (19 Feb).

The driver’s previous trip to Singapore was on 8 Feb, when he tested negative for COVID-19 for his antigen rapid test at the same checkpoint.

Source: CNA/MOH


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