Two more Bangladeshis diagnosed with coronavirus in Singapore

Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Update:

Coronavirus. Photo: Reuters screen-grabTwo more Bangladeshi migrant workers in Singapore have been diagnosed with novel coronavirus on Thursday, reports The Straits Times, a Singapore-based media outlet.

The affected duo, aged 30 and 37, are work pass holders. They are linked to a worksite in Seletar Aerospace Heights.

A total of 58 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus infection so far, the health ministry in Singapore said Thursday.

One of the Bangladeshis confirmed to be infected on Thursday fell ill on 7 February.

He reported that he had mostly stayed in his rental apartment in Campbell Lane since he fell sick.

The 37-year-old was identified as a close contact of the two previously identified Bangladeshi work pass holders, who both worked at the Seletar Aerospaces Heights worksite.

Accoding to The Straits Times, none of the new cases has recent travel history to China. They are all currently warded in isolated rooms at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases.

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