Singapore confirms 799 new coronavirus cases

Security personnel who are dressed in PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) stand at a check-in area at Changi Exhibition Centre, in Singapore

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has confirmed 799 more coronavirus infections, its health ministry said on Monday, taking the city-state's tally of cases to 14,423.

The health ministry also reported two more deaths, taking the total death toll to 14.

Among the new cases, 764 are foreign workers living in dormitories in the city-state, which has among the highest number of coronavirus infections in Asia.


(Reporting by Aradhana Aravindan in Singapore, additional reporting by Rama Venkat in Bengaluru; Editing by Toby Chopra and Arun Koyyur)