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Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.

Singapore revises charging policy for COVID-19 treatment for travellers

SCs and PRs will be eligible for government subsidies and MediShield Life/ Integrated Shield Plans coverage, and will be required to pay any...

Covid-19

Singapore in final stretch of clearing dormitories of COVID-19, says Multi-Ministry Taskforce

The clearance will allow the vast majority of workers to resume work by mid to late August.

Singapore

242 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on August 7, including 6 imported cases

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

Covid-19

​NTU researchers develop peptide that makes drug-resistant bacteria sensitive to antibiotics again

Scientists at NTU have developed a synthetic peptide that can make multidrug-resistant bacteria sensitive to antibiotics again when used...

Singapore

Facebook, Twitter remove post by Donald Trump for spreading misinformation about COVID-19

The post was a video clip of a Trump interview on Fox News, uploaded on Wednesday, in which the US President claims that children are...

USA

301 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on August 6, four in the community and four imported

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

Covid-19

Rafael Nadal pulls out of the US Open citing the coronavirus pandemic

Nadal said that sitting out the tournament is "a decision I never wanted to take," but added that he would "rather not travel."

Other Sports

India’s COVID-19 testing rate low compared to other countries, says WHO chief scientist

As per the Indian Council of Medical Research, India has carried out 2.08 crore COVID-19 tests of August 3.

Covid-19

908 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on August 5; case count to be high for next few days as dormitories are cleared, says MOH

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

Covid-19

Incoming travellers serving stay-home notice outside of facilities in Singapore to wear electronic monitoring device

Upon arrival in Singapore, travellers serving their SHN at their place of residence will be issued an electronic monitoring device at the...

Singapore

295 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on August 4, including 2 community and 7 imported cases

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

Covid-19

226 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Aug 3, with one community case involving prison inmate on short-term visit pass

Majority of the new cases are Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

Covid-19

313 new COVID-19 cases reported on August 2; 5 imported infections

Singapore reported an additional 313 cases of COVID-19 infection as of 12pm on August 2, bringing the national tally to 52,825.

Covid-19

Singapore eases COVID-enforced restrictions on marriages and funerals

From August 4, marriage solemnisation ceremonies will be allowed to have 50 persons in attendance.

Covid-19

396 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on July 31, including 3 community and 3 imported cases

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

Covid-19

95 more dormitories cleared of COVID-19: Ministry of Manpower

This takes the total number to 975 dormitories and 64 BRWs in 17 PBDs cleared of COVID-19.

Covid-19

278 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on July 30, including 4 community and 4 imported cases

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

Covid-19

Singapore Airlines reports SGD1 billion net loss in 2020Q1

Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group reported a 99.5 per cent decline in passenger carriage during the first quarter of the 2020/2021 financial...

Singapore

334 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on July 29, including 3 community and 4 imported cases

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

Covid-19

359 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on July 28, including one community and two imported cases

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

Covid-19

In Pics: Singapore Cabinet's swearing-in ceremony, July 27

Members of Singapore's Cabinet, as well as other office holders, were sworn in on Monday, July 27, in a ceremony that observed safe...

Singapore

NTU scientists develop new approach to COVID-19 testing that yields results in 36 minutes

Clinician-scientists at NTU have demonstrated a way to improve the speed, handling time and cost of COVID-19 laboratory tests.

Covid-19

COVID-19 herd immunity a long way off: WHO chief scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan

Dr Swaminathan is a pediatrician from India and a globally recognised researcher on tuberculosis and HIV.

Covid-19

Vande Bharat Mission Phase 5 to begin on August 1, with flights to Singapore, UK, UAE and US

Over 7.88 lakh Indians stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic have returned under the Vande Bharat Mission as of July 22.

Covid-19

469 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on July 27, including 2 community and 15 imported cases

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

Covid-19