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Singapore reports 5,946 Covid cases

Singapore, July 4 (UNI/Xinhua) Singapore reported 5,946 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday, bringing the total tally to 1,473,180.
Of the new cases, 495 cases were detected through PCR tests and 5,451 through ART tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.
A total of 631 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 14 cases in intensive care units.
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