There were 11 imported cases from a total of 42 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Singapore during the past 24 hours.

According to brief data released here by the republic's Ministry of Health (MOH) today, all the imported cases had been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.

Based on its investigations so far, the ministry said there was only one case in the community, involving a Singaporean while the vast majority of the cases were migrant workers currently under quarantine.

The latest cases bring the infection tally for the republic to 55,395.

In its full data released late Tuesday, the ministry said there are about 22,500 workers who are serving out their quarantine period.

The republic has classified 763 of the reported cases as imported, 2,195 as community cases and 52,395 as dorm residents.

A total of 50,128 patients or about 90 per cent of the cumulative figure of cases have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care facilities.

Meanwhile, 104 confirmed cases are still in hospital but none is in the intensive care unit.

A total of 5,094 patients who have mild symptoms, or are clinically well but still tested positive for COVID-19, have been isolated and cared for at community facilities.

To date, 27 people have died from complications due to COVID-19 in the republic.