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Singapore reports highest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases

People sit at a restaurant in the central business district during COVID-19 outbreak in Singapore

(Reuters) – Singapore’s health ministry reported 1,650 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the highest since the beginning of the pandemic.

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

(Reporting by Radhika Anilkumar in Bengaluru; Editing by Amy Caren Daniel)

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