Singapore reports 1,939 COVID-19 cases, highest since April last year


People walk in the central business district during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Singapore September 24, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Sept 26 (Reuters) – Singapore’s health ministry reported 1,939 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, the highest since the beginning of the pandemic.

A recent rise in cases after the relaxation of some COVID-19 measures has prompted Singapore to pause further reopening. More than 80% of its population has been vaccinated against COVID-19.

Reporting by Juby Babu in Bengaluru; Editing by Toby Chopra

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