The Ministry of Health has reported 191 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore as of 12 pm on July 10. This takes the national tally of infections to 45,613.
The vast majority of the new cases are Work Permit Holders residing in foreign worker dormitories. There are also 16 cases in the community, of whom 7 are Singaporeans/ Permanent Residents and 9 are Work Pass holders.
“From our preliminary investigations, of these 16 cases, 8 were close contacts of earlier cases, and had already been placed on quarantine. Epidemiological investigations are ongoing for the other cases,” said the MOH in its preliminary release of figures.
There is also 1 imported case who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.
“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,” the ministry added.