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Singapore reports 10 new COVID-19 cases on October 11, including 3 local transmissions in dorms

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported ten new cases of COVID-19 infections as of 12pm on October 11, including three local transmissions – all of whom reside in dormitories. 

The remaining seven cases are imported, and had all been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) upon arrival.

In a press statement, MOH said all ten new cases are asymptomatic, and were detected through proactive screening and surveillance. 

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

Among the seven imported cases, two are Singapore Permanent Residents who returned from Indonesia. Another three cases are Work Permit holders currently employed in Singapore who arrived from Malaysia and the Philippines.

The remaining two cases are Dependant’s Pass holders who arrived from the Philippines and Saudi Arabia.

The national tally for COVID-19 infections in Singapore is 57,876. 

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