Tag: 2019-nCoV

Morning brief: Wuhan coronavirus update for Feb 12, 2020

As of 9am, Feb 12, 2020: WORLD COUNT: There are 45,957 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the world. A total of 28 countries and territories have...

Chan Chun Sing stresses importance of remaining calm in midst of crisis

Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing has commented on recent instances of Singaporeans rushing to supermarkets to load up on supplies following...

Morning brief: Wuhan coronavirus update for Feb 11, 2020

As of 6am, Feb 11, 2020: WORLD COUNT: There are 42,760 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the world. A total of 28 countries and territories have been...

“Insensitive” for Khaw Boon Wan to say “there is more to life than nCoV”

In a Facebook post on Thursday (Feb 6), Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan had urged Singaporeans to remember that, despite the challenge that the coronavirus (2019-nCoV) ...

PAP MP on why she wore mask during visit to block with coronavirus patient

Singapore -- A ruling party MP has responded to a Facebook post by an opposition politician that criticised her for wearing a mask during...

Ho Ching: We should try to prioritise mask stockpile for hospital workers

Singapore -- With countries experiencing a shortage of surgical face marks due to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that originated in Wuhan, China, many are...

S’pore to donate S$1 million, medicine, and other supplies to China to combat Wuhan...

Singapore – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) released a press statement on February 4, Tuesday, announcing that the Singapore Government will be providing...

Malaysian govt dispels rumours: Coronavirus will not turn people into zombies

Putrajaya -- The novel coronavirus is spreading all over the world, but misinformation about the disease is affecting even more people online. On Malaysian social...

Pilots, airline staff demand halt to China flights as virus death toll rises

The growing number of cases and deaths caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus  has prompted pilots and flight attendants to demand their respective airlines...

Scoot suspends all flights to Wuhan

Singapore—Budget carrier Scoot Airlines announced that it has suspended all daily flights to Wuhan, China following the lockdown of the city due to the...
Theindependent