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27 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on September 16, including 2 imported cases from India

The Ministry of Health has reported 27 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore as of 12 pm on September 16. This takes the nation’s tally of confirmed infections to 57,515. 

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

There are two cases in the community among the new infections, both of whom are Work Pass holders. Both were picked up as a result of proactive surveillance and screening, even though they are asymptomatic.

Additionally, there are two imported cases from India. One of them is a Singaporean who returned to Singapore on September 12, while the other is a Long-Term Visit Pass holder who arrived on September 3. They had been placed on 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN) upon arrival in Singapore, and were tested while serving their SHN at dedicated facilities

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