Singapore confirms 1,016 more coronavirus cases

A woman, wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, cycles with a child in the front of the bicycle along a footpath in Singapore on April 20, 2020. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / AFP)

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore’s health ministry said on Wednesday it had preliminarily confirmed another 1,016 cases of the novel coronavirus, taking total infections there to 10,141.

The health ministry said most of the cases were among migrant workers living in dormitories, a group that accounts for more than three quarters of the city-state’s infections.

Singapore authorities on Tuesday extended a partial lockdown until June 1.


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