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Indian national declared COVID-19 positive during pre-departure testing in Singapore

A 31-year-old man from India, who tested COVID-19 positive during a pre-departure test on Monday before returning home, was among the four new imported cases reported in Singapore, a media report said on Wednesday. The training employment pass holder developed coronavirus symptoms on completion of Stay-Home Notice (SHN) on October 9 and tested positive on October 12 when he took a pre-departure test in order to return to India, The Straits Times reported.

He had mostly remained at a hostel, Dream Lodge, between October 9-12, but visited the National University Health System. The remaining three imported cases announced by the Ministry of Health (MOH) here on Tuesday comprised a permanent resident who returned from India, a student''s pass holder who arrived from France and a short-term visit pass holder who was allowed entry from the United Kingdom to visit a family member hospitalised here, the report. said.

News source ~ Out Look India