198 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, 3 new clusters found

Singapore reported an additional 198 cases of COVID-19 infection as of 12pm on April 10, with three new clusters identified. 

There were no imported cases recorded, Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a statement. 

Of the new cases, 79 cases were linked to clusters at foreign worker dormitories and 48 were linked to non-dormitory clusters or other cases.  71 are pending contact tracing. 

Photo courtesy: Google Maps
Photo courtesy: Google Maps

Further epidemiological investigations and contact tracing have uncovered links between previously announced and new cases.

Epidemiological investigations and contact tracing have uncovered links between previously announced and new cases, with four earlier confirmed cases being linked to a new cluster at a dormitory at 31 Sungei Kadut Avenue.

One of the newly confirmed cases was linked to four previous cases to form a new cluster at the ICA Building (10 Kallang Road). Five other newly confirmed cases are linked to nine previous cases, forming a new cluster at a renovation site at the National University Hospital (5 Lower Kent Ridge Road).

Meanwhile, 32 cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 492 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged.

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