COVID-19 news round-up: Singapore imposes strict measures to curb COVID-19 spread, world infection numbers cross 1 million

Singapore has announced strict "circuit breaker" measures to curb the fast spread of COVID-19 infections in the country – closing schools, offices and non-essential businesses.

Meanwhile, global infection numbers cross 1 million, as death toll surpasses 53,000. Punam Sharrma brings you the breaking updates today: 


Punam Sharrma
Punam Sharrma – Head of Content

Punam is an accomplished Broadcast Professional with over 21 years of hands-on experience in anchoring news and sports-based programs. A Chevening Scholar at Cardiff University, she worked as an Editor, Anchor and Producer for organisations like ESPN, TV Today and India Today. Recognised as the first Indian female news anchor for international sports broadcaster at ESPN. Out of box thinker with innovative programming initiatives that led to winning of prestigious awards.