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41 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on August 31, including 3 in the community

The Ministry of Health has reported 41 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore as of 12 pm on August 31. This takes the tally of confirmed infections in the country to 56,812. 

Photo courtesy: Facebook/Lawrence Wong
Photo courtesy: Facebook/Lawrence Wong

Of the new cases, three are in the community, all of whom are Work Pass holders.

Additionally, there are seven imported cases, six of which are Singaporeans/ Permanent Residents who returned to Singapore from India between August 17 and 19, and Malaysia on August 17.

The remaining case is a Work Permit holder currently employed in Singapore who arrived from India on August 19. All of them had been placed on 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN) upon arrival in Singapore, and had been tested while serving their SHN at dedicated facilities.

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