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US extends social distancing guidelines till April 30

US President Donald Trump also said that the government would announce its plans and strategy going forward on Tuesday.

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Drive- thru COVID-19 test centre opens in UAE, 10 more to follow

A drive-thru COVID-19 test centre has been opened in the UAE as part of its measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak.

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As India’s lockdown hits the poor, GiveIndia steps up to cushion the blow

GiveIndia’s outreach to the poor will be in the form of money, food and hygiene kits.

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Singapore now allows taxi and private hire drivers to make deliveries

Many Singapore residents have noted it has become increasingly difficult to obtain a delivery slot across the various online grocery...

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Singapore reports 3rd COVID-19 death, 42 new cases

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed that at third patient has passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection at...

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Singapore schools to have one day of home-based learning a week starting April

On days where students are not on HBL, schools will stagger dismissal times to reduce the transient congestion of students.

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49 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore as total number crosses 700; new cluster at SingPost Centre

Of the 432 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving. Seventeen are in critical condition in the intensive...

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for COVID-19

Johnson said that he is in self-isolation and will continue to lead the government’s efforts to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak via...

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Indian Consulate in US answers PM Modi’s call of collaboration and keeping spirits high

Indian Consulate in US answers PM Modi’s call of collaboration and keeping spirits high

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COVID-19 news round-up: Singapore announces SGD48 billion Resilience Budget, US cases overtake Italy and China

And with over 81,000 confirmed cases, the United States now has the highest number of COVID-19 infections in the world, overtaking both...

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After India, the UK claps for its healthcare workers fighting COVID-19

Using the #clapforourcarers and #clapforNHS, social media was flooded with people across the UK applauding.

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US goes past China, Spain and Italy in number of COVID-19 cases

More than 82,000 people in the United States have tested positive for COVID-19, with a death toll of over 1100.

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Indian PM Modi discusses COVID-19 strategy with UAE’s Sheikh Mohamed

Indian PM Modi converses on bilateral ties and COVID-19 with UAE’s Sheikh Mohamed after G20 Summit.

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Temasek to support SIA plan to raise SGD 15 billion through issuing bonds and shares

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will be offering all shareholders SGD5.3 billion in new equity and up to a further SGD 9.7 billion through a...

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52 new cases of COVID-19 in Singapore, 28 imported and 24 local

Of the 404 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving. 18 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

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Indian government announces economic package of INR 1.70 lakh crore amid COVID-19 outbreak

Among other measures, the FM announced INR 50 lakh per person insurance cover for doctors, paramedic, healthcare workers dealing with the...

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Singapore Government releases SGD 48 Billion Supplementary 2020 Budget

The Singapore government today released a SGD 48 Billion Supplementary 2020 Resilience Budget to supports workers, stabilise businesses and...

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A round-up of how Indian missions across the world are helping NRIs and diaspora amid the COVID-19 spread

Connected to India's round-up of news and updates from Indian high commissions and embassies from across the globe amid the COVID-19 spread.

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COVID-19 news round-up: Singapore tightens measures, US could be "next Italy", and other updates

Singapore has announced tighter safe distancing measures as cases surged, with new clusters found. US also reported a jump in cases, with...

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Indian-origin chef Floyd Cardoz dies in the US after testing positive for COVID-19

Cardoz started feeling feverish on March 17 and admitted himself into hospital.

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Travellers arriving in Singapore to receive advance notification of Stay-Home Notice requirements

Upon the submission of the health declaration, travellers will be notified electronically via email, on the need to comply with the 14-day...

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UAE introduces a slew of measures to curb evolving COVID-19 infection

UAE introduces a slew of measures to curb evolving COVID-19 infection

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“Find, isolate, test, treat”; lockdown not enough, says WHO

We call on all countries to use this time to attack the coronavirus. You have created a 2nd window of opportunity," said WHO...

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Singapore reports 73 new COVID-19 cases on March 25, new preschool cluster found

Of the 73 new cases, 38 are imported.

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