Covid19: Singapore hits 75 in number of new cases


As the Covid19 pandemic continues to infect more people around the world, Singaporeans are not left out of the deadly hit due to the highly contagious pandemic.

On Saturday, Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH)  reported 75 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 1,189.

According to the health ministry, among the new cases, six are imported  with recent travel history abroad and 69 are local cases, who have no recent travel history abroad.

Of the 69 local cases, 29 are currently not linked.

As the death toll on account of Covid19 continues to soar in Singapore, the health ministry confirmed that the sixth person to die of the virus is an 88-year old Singapore permanent residence with a history of heart and kidney disease, cancer and diabetes.