SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore’s health ministry on Wednesday confirmed 788 new coronavirus cases, taking the city-state’s tally to 20,198.

The health ministry also reported two more deaths, bringing the virus-related death toll in the island nation to 20.

Among the new cases, 11 are Singaporeans or permanent residents, while 759 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 Rebekah Mathew in Bangalore; Editing by Andrew Heavens and Shounak Dasgupta)

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