Ten more local coronavirus infections in Singapore

World | 13 May 2021 11:09 am

Ten coronavirus disease infections in the community were among 16 new patients reported in Singapore as of noon on Wednesday, the Ministry of Health, said, Channel News Asia reports.

Seven of the 10 new community infections are linked to the Changi Airport cluster. One is linked to the cluster at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, while another is linked to a Grab driver who previously tested positive. 

Four of the 10 new community patients have tested preliminarily positive for the B1617 variant of the coronavirus - a variant first detected in India.

The sole unlinked community case is a 33-year-old Filipino l who works as an operating theatre nurse at Sengkang General Hospital.

The man developed a runny nose on the night of May 9, a cough on the night of May 10 and subsequently a fever, sore throat, shortness of breath and loss of taste on May 11. 




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