The Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 56 new locally transmitted cases of Covid-19 infection in Singapore as of 12pm on July 14.
This was revealed during a media doorstop with Health Minister Ong Ye Kung and Medical Services Associate Professor Kenneth Mak, who provided updates on the emerging KTV cluster.
There are 56 new cases of locally-transmitted Covid-19 cases, of which 41 belong to the cluster.
In addition to the local cases, there are four imported cases, already placed on Stay-Home Notice or isolated upon arrival into Singapore. All four were detected upon arrival into Singapore.
Of the 56 cases today, 17 are linked to previous cases, and have already been placed on quarantine.
33 are linked to previous cases and were detected through surveillance. Six are currently unlinked.
There are 60 new cases in total.
Of the locally-transmitted cases today, nine that were detected were already in quarantine, while the remaining cases were detected through surveillance.
One of the cases in this cluster was a passenger aboard a Dream Cruises ship.
It was announced around 1am that a guest had tested positive for Covid-19.
Mak said that the passenger was a close contact of one of the cases in the KTV cluster.
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