The Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 68 new cases of Covid-19 infection in Singapore as of 12pm on July 17.
This brings the total number of Covid-19 cases reported in Singapore to 62,981.
There are 60 new cases of locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, of which 29 belong to the KTV cluster.
The KTV cluster has grown to 149 cases.
Of the 60 locally transmitted cases today, 55 are linked to previous cases. Five cases are currently unlinked.
Eight of the cases confirmed today were imported, and had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore.
One was detected upon arrival in Singapore, while seven developed the illness during SHN or isolation.
Further updates will be shared by MOH this evening.
Daily case numbers in past week
Here are the daily case numbers in the past week:
July 11: 8
July 12: 26
July 13: 26
July 14: 60
July 15: 48
July 16: 61
July 17: 68
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