30 Aug '16, 5am

15 new Zika cases in Singapore bring total to 56

15 new Zika cases in Singapore bring total to 56

SINGAPORE — 15 new cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus have been confirmed on Monday, the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced. This news comes just a day after the government confirmed there were 41 cases detected in the Aljunied Crescent and Sims Drive neighbourhoods. This brings the new tally to 56. SEE ALSO: Genetically-engineered mosquitoes could swarm the Florida Keys to help fight Zika virus Of the 15 new cases, two of the patients have fully recovered. All infected parties live or work in the affected areas. As of Monday, the MOH says that they have completed testing of foreign workers at a Sims Drive construction site, who previously showed symptoms of fever or rash. Further testings will be carried out on workers living in dormitories located within the areas of concern. To curb the outbreak, the National Environment Agency (NEA) has stepped up on inspections a...

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