42 new locally-transmitted Covid-19 cases in S'pore, 33 from KTV cluster

Further updates will be shared tonight.

Karen Lui | July 15, 2021, 04:10 PM

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 48 new cases of Covid-19 infection in Singapore as of 12pm on July 15.

This brings the total number of Covid-19 cases reported in Singapore to 62,852.

There are 42 new cases of locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, of which 33 belong to the KTV cluster.

Of the 42 cases today, 17 are linked to previous cases, and have already been placed on quarantine.

A total of 20 cases are linked to previous cases and were detected through surveillance.

Five cases are currently unlinked.

Six imported cases

Six of the cases confirmed today were imported, and had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore.

Four were detected upon arrival in Singapore, while two developed the illness during SHN or isolation.

Further updates will be shared by MOH this evening.

Here are the daily case numbers in the past week:

July 9: 10

July 10: 6

July 11: 8

July 12: 26

July 13: 26

July 14: 56

July 15: 48

Top photo by Karen Lui.