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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...

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30 US Senators, 136 Congressmen urge Trump administration to reverse order on international students

On July 6, the ICE declared that non-immigrant F-1 and M-1 students who are attending schools which have shifted their entire operations...

USA

191 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on July 10, including 16 cases in the community

The vast majority of the new cases are Work Permit Holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

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125 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on July 9, including an imported case from India

The vast majority of the new cases are Work Permit Holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

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India set to play leading role in post-COVID revival: PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi encouraged global companies to invest in India and reiterated his call for a “self-sustaining and...

Global

Indian Embassy in UAE removes restrictions on passport renewal applications

Embassy of India Abu Dhabi has decided to remove all restrictions on passport renewal applications from July 15.

UAE

158 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore on July 8, including 9 cases in the community

The vast majority of the new cases are work permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories. There are also 3 imported cases.

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Most linked cases in community transmitted through households: Lawrence Wong

Vast majority of the linked COVID-19 infections in the local community were transmitted through households, said Minister Lawrence Wong, who...

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Indian Association’s Project COVID Aid brings joy to both recipients and volunteers

The Singapore Indian Association's Project COVID Aid, targets families suffering from financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Singapore

157 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on July 7, including 20 cases in the community

The vast majority of the new cases are work permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories. There are also 3 imported cases.

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COVID-19 impacted supply of life-saving HIV drug in 73 countries: WHO

73 countries have warned that they are at risk of running out of HIV medicines as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, said World Health...

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US says foreign students whose classes fully moved online cannot remain in country

US will not be issuing visas to students enrolled in schools and/or programmes that are fully online for the fall semester. These students...

USA

23 community cases in 183 new COVID-19 infections in Singapore on July 6

The vast majority of the new cases are work permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories. There are also 3 imported cases.

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India becomes third worst COVID-hit nation as its total tally crosses Russia's

After reporting the largest single-day spike in cases so far, India has overtaken Russia to become the third worst-hit nation by the...

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136 new COVID-19 cases reported on July 5, including 5 imported cases from India

Majority of the new infections continue to be Work Permit holders residing in dormitories, MOH said in a press statement.

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Visa applications for UK, UAE and 9 other countries to reopen in India in July

Travellers will also be able to apply for visas for Belarus, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Portugal, South Korea and...

Global

Trump grateful to healthcare workers, including Indian-Americans, for battle against COVID-19: White House

The United States White House stated that US President Donald Trump is tremendously grateful to all the doctors, nurses and healthcare...

USA

11 community cases and 3 imported cases in 169 new COVID-19 infections in Singapore on July 3

The vast majority of the new cases are work permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

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Changi Airport installs proximity sensors in world's first as Singapore looks to resuming air travel

Changi Airport is rolling out airport-wide measures – including new contactless and cleaning innovations – to create a safer yet...

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COVID-19 patients and those on Quarantine Order will not be able to vote in Singapore elections

There will also be a special voting hour for those under Stay-Home Notice at home, on medical certificate for Acute Respiratory Infection,...

Singapore

188 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on July 2, including 10 cases in the community

The vast majority of the new cases are work permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

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EU reopens borders to 15 countries; Singapore, India, UAE and US not on the list

The list is legally non-binding and the EU said member states "remain responsible for implementing the content of the recommendation."

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215 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on July 1, including 4 imported cases

The vast majority of the new cases are work permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

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78 more dormitories cleared of COVID-19: MOM

As of June 28, 87,000 workers have recovered or been tested to be free from the virus and are in cleared premise.

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WHO warning on COVID-19: This is not even close to being over

"Most people remain susceptible, the virus still has a lot of room to move," said WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at a media briefing.

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