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New COVID-19 cluster at Sungei Tengah Lodge dormitory, 4800 workers issued Stay-Home Notice: MOM

As of August 23, a total of 58 cases have been linked to a cluster at Sungei Tengah Lodge. All 58 cases were asymptomatic.

Covid-19

WHO admits possibility that COVID-19 could be airborne in congested spaces

The admission followed an open letter written by over 200 scientists who provided evidence that showed that floating virus particles can...

Covid-19

HSA removes over 1,700 health product listings with fraudulent COVID-19 related claims

Singapore's Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has clamped down on health products with false and misleading claims that purport to prevent,...

Covid-19

UK goes into lockdown as Boris Johnson announces strict new measures to fight COVID-19​

In a televised statement, Johnson said that the UK was facing a "moment of national emergency".

Covid-19

COVID-19 cases in Singapore continue to rise with 23 new cases as of March 17

Of the 152 cases still in hospital, most are stable or improving with fourteen in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

Covid-19

MFA urges Singaporean students studying abroad to come back

As per a statement issued by the MFA, Institutes of Higher Learning in Singapore have begun recalling their students currently on overseas...

Covid-19

UK cracks down with enhanced measures to fight COVID-19

Prime Minister Boris Johnson also told Londoners to pay special attention to these measures and follow them strictly as the disease is...

Covid-19

COVID-19 impact: India-South Africa series rescheduled

“Cricket South Africa will visit India at a later date to play 3 One-day Internationals," said the BCCI.

Cricket

Singapore reports 12 new COVID-19 cases on March 8, totalling 150

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 12 more cases of COVID-19 infection as of 12pm on March 8, bringing the total number of...

Singapore

Twitter asks staff around the world to work from home amid COVID-19 spread

Working from home will be mandatory for employees at the company's South Korea, Hong Kong, and Japan offices.

Global

India suspends visas issued on or before March 3 for four countries

The new travel advisory says that anyone who needs to travel to India for compelling reasons will need to seek fresh visas from the nearest...

Global

Two more cases of COVD-2019 confirmed in Singapore, including a worker at RWS

Separately, two more confirmed cases were discharged from hospital today, making it a total of nine who have fully recovered.

Singapore

Wuhan coronavirus: First death outside of China, India confirms third case and other updates

The Wuhan coronavirus has infected over 170 people outside of mainland China in over 20 countries.

Global

At a glance: Wuhan coronavirus cases in Singapore

A comprehensive summary of the Wuhan coronavirus patient cases in Singapore.

Singapore

Wuhan coronavirus claims 81 lives, over 2700 confirmed cases in Mainland China

Chinese health authorities have also announced that the virus can be spread before symptoms appear, which means that carriers may not...

Global

Singapore-based Temasek makes SGD51 million investment in Dr Agarwal’s Healthcare

Singapore-based global investment major Temasek has picked a minority stake in Chennai-based eyecare hospital Dr Agarwal’s Healthcare for...

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