Singapore's health ministry confirms 448 new coronavirus cases, one more death

Most of the newly reported cases are from migrant-worker dormitories, the health ministry said.

  
Security personnel who are dressed in PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) stand at a check-in area at Changi Exhibition Centre which has been repurposed into a community isolation facility that will house recovering or early COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Singapore April 24, 2020.

Security personnel who are dressed in PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) stand at a check-in area at Changi Exhibition Centre which has been repurposed into a community isolation facility that will house recovering or early COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Singapore April 24, 2020.

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SINGAPORE- Singapore's health ministry said on Thursday it confirmed another 448 coronavirus cases, taking the city-state's tally of infections to 29,812.

Most of the newly reported cases are from migrant-worker dormitories, the health ministry said.

Singapore reported one more death, a citizen of the city-state, taking the virus-related death toll to 23.

(Reporting by Aradhana Aravindan in Singapore and Bhargav Acharya in Bengaluru; Editing by Toby Chopra and Anil D'Silva) ((aradhana.aravindan@thomsonreuters.com; +65 6403 5659;))

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