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Singapore confirms 142 new coronavirus infections, biggest daily jump

People queue at Westlite dormitory during quarantine amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Singapore April 7, 2020. MINISTRY OF MANPOWER SINGAPORE/Handout via REUTERS reuters_tickers
This content was published on April 8, 2020 - 13:42

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's Health Ministry confirmed 142 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases to 1,623.

Forty of the new cases were linked to foreign worker dormitories, the health ministry said in a statement.

(Reporting by Fathin Ungku; Editing by Catherine Evans)

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