The national tally of COVID-19 cases in Singapore reached 14,951 as the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced 528 new infections as of 12 pm on April 28.
The main increase continues to be for Work Permit holders residing in dormitories, where extensive testing is being conducted.
Most of these cases have a mild illness and are being monitored in the community isolation facilities or the general ward in hospitals.
Meanwhile, seven cases are Singaporeans or permanent residents.
The number of new cases in the community has decreased – from an average of 28 cases per day in the week before, to an average of 17 per day in the past week. The number of unlinked cases in the community has also fell from an average of 18 cases per day in the week before, to an average of 10 per day in the past week.