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Singapore: Singapore On Thursday, 257 new Kovid-19 infections among foreign workers were confirmed, with the total number of coronovirus cases in the country at 41,473.
The new patients include four community cases, one of which is a permanent resident (foreigner), the Ministry of Health said.
The other three are foreigners at Work Pass. The remaining 253 cases are also foreign workers residing in the dormitory.
The total coronavirus cases in Singapore are now 41,473.
As of Wednesday, there were 9,252 active Kovid-19 cases in Singapore. The ministry said that the virus has so far claimed 26 lives in the country.
The government said on Wednesday that Singapore and permanent residents who moved out of the country before advising against foreign travel on March 27 would not have to pay for the Kovid-19 tests upon their return.
However, the exemption will apply only when they return by 31 August, the Health Ministry said.
Those leaving the country after March 27 will have to pay for their Covid-19 tests, which cost up to SGD 200.
If they are being given house notices to live there, they will also have to pay to live in dedicated facilities. This applies to all Singaporeans, permanent residents and foreigners.
The ministry also clarified that they would not give swag to people 12 or younger until their close contacts tested positive for the virus.


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