24 new community cases in Singapore among 52 new COVID-19 infections
14 May 2021 04:26PM
(Updated: 14 May 2021 04:40PM)
SINGAPORE: Twenty-four community cases were among 52 new COVID-19 infections reported in Singapore as of noon on Friday (May 14), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).
This is the highest number of new daily COVID-19 cases since Jan 30, when 58 cases were reported.
Twenty of the new community cases are linked to previous clusters, of which 13 have been linked to the Changi Airport cluster.
Among them, 16 cases have already been placed on quarantine earlier.
The remaining 28 cases were imported and were placed on stay-home notice upon their arrival in Singapore. Of these, 19 are returning Singaporeans or permanent residents, said the ministry in its preliminary daily update.
No new infections were reported in foreign workers’ dormitories.
Details of the new cases will be released on Friday night, MOH said.