Tag: Gan King Yong

Coronavirus update for July 18, 2020

As at 9 am, July 18, 2020: World count: 14,037,021 cases; 7,818,409 recoveries; 600,665 deaths There are now 14,037,021 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number with 3,677,453, followed by Brazil (2,064,328) and India (1,003,832). There have been 600,665 deaths from Covid-19 all over the...

Lawrence Wong: Economy could fully reopen sooner than expected

Singapore — If no surge in Covid-19 cases occurs after circuit breaker restrictions begin to be lifted on June 2, the country's economy could fully reopen sooner than expected, according to National Development Minister Lawrence Wong. Mr Wong, who co-chairs the multi-ministry task force on...

Ministers defend Gov’t response to Covid-19 outbreak among migrant workers

Singapore—In parliament on Monday (May 4), Ministers Josephine Teo and Gan Kim Yong were quick to defend how the Government has responded to the outbreak of coronavirus cases among the country’s migrant workers when other members of parliament ask questions concerning the matter. Ms...