30 new Covid-19 cases in S'pore, including 18 in community and 3 in workers' dorms

There were six unlinked community cases among the 30 new coronavirus cases confirmed at noon on May 25.
There were six unlinked community cases among the 30 new coronavirus cases confirmed at noon on May 25.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

SINGAPORE - Thirty new coronavirus cases were confirmed at noon on Tuesday (May 25), taking Singapore's total to 61,890.

Twenty-one of the cases are local, and six unlinked.

There were 18 community cases, of which 15 have been linked to previous cases. 

Eight had already been quarantined, while seven were found through surveillance.

The other three local cases come from migrant workers' dormitories.

In addition, there were nine imported cases who had been placed on stay-home notice  on arrival in Singapore, said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Of these, three are returning Singaporeans or permanent residents.

More details will be announced on Tuesday night, said MOH.