Singapore reports 5,116 new COVID-19 cases


SINGAPORE, June 26 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 5,116 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total tally to 1,408,358.

Of the new cases, 4,697 were local transmissions and 419 were imported cases. Among the local cases, 457 cases were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 4,240 through ART (antigen rapid test) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.

A total of 377 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 11 cases in intensive care units.

No new deaths were reported due to COVID-19, leaving the death toll unchanged at 1,408, the ministry said.

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