178 new COVID-19 cases on July 13, including an imported case from India

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified an additional 178 cases of COVID-19 infection as of 12pm on Sunday, July 13. This brings the national tally to 45,961.

Majority of the cases continue to be among Work Permit holders residing in dormitories.

Photo courtesy: Facebook/Singapore Ministry of Health
Photo courtesy: Facebook/Singapore Ministry of Health

There is an imported case involving a Singapore Permanent Resident who returned to Singapore from India on July 6. She had been placed on 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN) upon arrival in Singapore, and had been tested while serving SHN.

There is als one case in the community who had been detected as a result of community testing of all individuals diagnosed with acute respiratory infection at first presentation to a doctor.

All the identified close contacts of the case have been isolated and placed on quarantine.

Meanwhile, 259 more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. 

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