Singapore confirms 932 new COVID-19 instances, dying toll rises to 16

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FILE PHOTO: Medical personnel deliver a migrant employee right into a tent at a dormitory amid the coronavirus illness (COVID-19) outbreak in Singapore, April 29, 2020. Information/Edgar Su

SINGAPORE (Information) – Singapore reported 932 new coronavirus instances on Friday, the well being ministry stated, taking the city-state’s complete infections to 17,101.

The island nation additionally reported one dying, a 60 year-old male Singapore citizen, bringing the virus-related dying toll within the nation to 16.

Among the many new instances, 5 are Singaporeans or everlasting residents, whereas 905 instances are overseas staff residing in dormitories, the well being ministry stated.

Reporting by Rebekah Mathew in Bengaluru; modifying by John Stonestreet and Shinjini Ganguli