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41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika confirmed in Aljunied Crescent cluster, 34 fully recovered

NEA officers conducting a fogging operation in Aljunied Crescent on Aug 28, 2016.ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW

[SINGAPORE] The Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika, all of whom were residents or workers in the Aljunied Crescent and Sims Drive area. They include 36 foreign construction workers.

This is out of 124 people - including 118 construction workers - who were tested on Aug 27. In all, 78 have tested negative and the remaining five cases are still pending, MOH and the National Environment Agency announced in a joint press conference on Sunday (Aug 28).

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