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7 new cases of COVID-19 in Singapore on Oct 18, 5 of which are imported

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported seven new cases of COVID-19 infection as of 12pm on Sunday, October 18.

Two of them are locally transmitted, of which one resides in a dormitory.

File photo courtesy: Facebook/Lawrence Wong
File photo courtesy: Facebook/Lawrence Wong

In addition, there are five imported cases. Four of them are currently employed in Singapore. Of these, two are Work Permit holders who arrived from the Philippines and another two are Work Pass holders who arrived from Greece and France.

The remaining case is a Student’s Pass holder who arrived from Guatemala. They had all been placed on SHN upon arrival in Singapore and were tested while serving SHN. 

Singapore's national tally for COVID-19 infections stands at 57,911. 

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