May 17, 2020 / 7:28 AM / 11 days ago

Singapore reports 682 more coronavirus cases, taking total to 28,038

FILE PHOTO: Medical workers prepare to perform a nose swab on a migrant worker at a dormitory, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Singapore May 15, 2020. REUTERS/Edgar Su

(Reuters) - Singapore registered 682 more infections of the new coronavirus, its health ministry said on Sunday, taking the city-state’s total to 28,038 cases.

The vast majority of the newly infected people are migrant workers living in dormitories, the ministry said in a statement. Four are permanent residents.

Reporting by Rama Venkat in Bengaluru; Editing by William Mallard

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