Singapore confirms record jump of 1,426 COVID-19 cases


Medical personnel sort out medical supplies at a dormitory during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Singapore April 20, 2020. REUTERS/Edgar Su

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's health ministry confirmed on Monday an additional 1,426 cases of COVID-19 infection, a record daily jump that took the city-state's tally to 8,014.

The ministry said the vast majority of the new cases were among migrant workers living in dormitories.

(Reporting by Aradhana Aravindan in Singapore; Editing by Catherine Evans)

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