SINGAPORE, Aug 14 — Singapore today (August 14) recorded 57 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, including 17 that are not linked to earlier infections.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a statement that of the 57 cases, 29 are linked to previous infections and had already been placed under quarantine.
Another 11 infections, also linked to previous cases, were detected through surveillance testing.
Among the cases is a senior above 70 years old who is not vaccinated and at risk of serious illness.
Apart from the locally transmitted cases, there was an imported case that was detected and isolated on arrival.
MOH preliminarily confirmed a total of 58 new cases of Covid-19 in Singapore today.
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The country has recorded 66,119 coronavirus cases and 44 deaths since the start of the pandemic. — TODAY