Singapore, Oct 17 (PTI) Singapore reported three new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, including one imported infection, taking the country's coronavirus caseload to 57,904.
Among the new cases, one was from the community area, another from the foreign workers' dormitories, and the third was a foreign arrival, the Ministry of Health said.
Among the eight imported infections reported on Friday, one is from India who was already receiving medical care in Singapore and had returned for further treatment.
He was directly sent to a hospital and isolated upon arrival and was tested subsequently.
The other imported cases came and returned from the Philippines, Indonesia, and Myanmar, said the MOH.
All the imported cases were placed on 'stay-home notices', said the MOH.
Thirty confirmed cases are in hospital while 59 are recuperating at community facilities.
Twenty patients were discharged from hospitals and community isolation facilities in the last 24 hours. In all, 57,784 patients have recovered from the infection, said the MOH.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said about 2,200 foreign workers are yet to undergo the 'rostered routine tests' (RRT) for COVID-19.
The foreign workers dormitories had emerged as major virus hotspots in Singapore. The MOM said about 260,000 migrant workers had already undergone the RRT. PTI GS IND IND