931 new COVID-19 cases reported on April 26, with two imported cases

Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed an additional 931 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore as of 12pm on Sunday, April 26. 

There are 2 imported cases – both are Singaporeans who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in the country on April 10. 

The majority of the new cases in Singapore are from foreign worker dormitories, where the government has stepped up testing. Photo courtesy: Facebook/Lawrence Wong
The majority of the new cases in Singapore are from foreign worker dormitories, where the government has stepped up testing. Photo courtesy: Facebook/Lawrence Wong

The main increase continues to be for Work Permit holders residing in dormitories, where more cases are being picked up because of extensive testing. Most of these cases have a mild illness and are being monitored in the community isolation facilities or general ward of our hospitals.

None of them is in the intensive care unit.

Meanwhile, there were 18 cases in the local community. MOH noted that the number of new cases in the community has decreased, from an average of 31 cases per day in the week before, to an average of 21 per day in the past week.

The number of unlinked cases in the community has also decreased, from an average of 21 cases per day in the week before, to an average of 14 per day in the past week.  

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