Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Sept. 19

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SINGAPORE -- Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 15 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 57,558.

Of the new cases, five are imported cases, one is a community case and the rest are linked with the dormitories of foreign workers. (Singapore-Coronavirus)

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WARSAW -- The Polish Health Ministry reported on Saturday 1,002 new cases of COVID-19 over a 24-hour period, the largest single-day surge since the coronavirus outbreak in the country.

The government expects numbers to rise steadily over the coming weeks as people return to their normal lives, a health ministry spokesperson told local media after a press conference. (Poland-COVID-19)

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WUHAN -- A tourist train carrying 950 passengers departed Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, on Saturday morning for a two-day recreational tour of the province's Xiangyang City.

It was the first tourist train that originated from Wuhan and launched by the China Railway's Wuhan bureau since the city was hit hard by the COVID-19 epidemic. (China-Wuhan-Tourism-COVID-19)

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MOGADISHU -- Two people were injured when a Kenyan cargo plane crashed at Somalia's main airport in Mogadishu on Saturday, the police have confirmed.

The aircraft operated by Silverstone Air was on its way to deliver supplies to the African Union Mission (AMISOM) forces in Beledweyne, some 335 km north of Mogadishu in Central Somalia when it skidded off the runway and hit the perimeter wall which separates the ocean and the Aden Adde International Airport. (Somalia-Aviation) Enditem

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