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48 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on September 3, with five imported infections

The Ministry of Health reported 48 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore as of 12 pm on September 3. This takes the nation’s tally of confirmed cases to 56,908. This after the MOH on Wednesday said that 41 COVID-19 cases from the total count were removed after further investigations showed they were negative.

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

Among the new infections, there are two cases in the community, of whom one is a Singapore Permanent Resident and one is a Work Pass holder. They are both currently unlinked. 

Additionally, there are five imported cases, three of which are Singaporeans/ Permanent Residents who returned to Singapore from Bangladesh on August 31, India on August 22 and the UAE on August 22.

Another case is a Long-Term Visit Pass holder who arrived from India on August 23. The remaining case is a Work Permit holder currently employed in Singapore who arrived from the Philippines on August 22.

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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