Singapore once against registered a record high of single day Covid19 cases of 942 on April18.
With this, the total number of cases in the city-state has gone up to 5,992. It was the highest number of cases recorded in a single day for the Southeast Asian nation.
Of those infected, 4,162 were from dormitories housing foreign workers, data from the Ministry of Health showed. The men are typically from other Asian nations and most of them work in the construction sector. The country has reported 11 deaths related to Covid-19.
Since April 7, Singapore has been under new “circuit breaker” measures aimed at cutting down transmissions. Those measures include shutting down of schools and restriction of movements except for essential and urgent matters including buying food and groceries, seeking urgent medical help and exercising at safe distances.