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The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Sunday (27 June) announced the detection of 14 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, taking the country’s total case …

Jun 27, 2021

People wait in queue to buy durian on 24 June. (PHOTO: Getty Images)
SINGAPORE The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Sunday (27 June) announced the detection of 14 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, taking the country’s total case count to 62,544.
Of the new cases, 12 are in the community, said MOH in a news release. Eleven of the community cases are linked to past cases, with 10 already placed on quarantine and one detected through surveillance.
There is one unlinked community case and no new cases at the migrant worker dormitories. Out of the two new imported cases, one is a returning permanent resident.
In its nightly update on Saturday, MOH said that an 84-year-old Singaporean woman had died from complications due to COVID-19 infection. 
She was tested for COVID-19 on 15 June as part of the community surveillance testing for visitors to 115 and 116 Bukit Merah View, and was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on the same day. She had not been vaccinated against COVID-19, and had a history of cancer, hypertension and hyperlipidaemia, said MOH.
Singapore’s death toll from COVID-19 complications currently stands at 36.
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