The Ministry of Health has reported 334 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore as of 12 pm on July 29. This takes the national tally of infections to 51,531.
The vast majority of the new cases are Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.
There are also three cases in the community, of whom two are Singaporeans/Permanent Residents and one is a Work Pass holder. All three are linked to previous cases or clusters.
Additionally, there are 4 imported cases, one of which is a Singaporean who returned to Singapore from India on July 17.
Another case is a Work Pass holder who is currently employed in Singapore, and had arrived from the Philippines on July 15. The remaining two cases are Student’s Pass holders who arrived from India on July 14, and from Indonesia on July 17.
All of them had been placed on 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN) upon arrival in Singapore, and were serving their SHN at dedicated facilities. They were tested while serving their SHN.