Tag: contact tracing

PM Lee on Spore’s next steps: Test, trace, vaccinate more quickly and more extensively

Singapore – Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong addressed the country on Monday (May 31), providing an update on the Covid-19 situation and highlighting the...

Covid-19 positive housewife failed to disclose meetings with close male friend

Singapore -- A housewife who was infected by the Covid-19 virus in February 2020 and was a part of the Safra Jurong cluster with...

60% of Singaporeans currently using TraceTogether

Singapore—After a report this week saying experts believe the country is not likely to enter Phase 3 of reopening as not enough people are...

Calvin Cheng: Gov’t ‘too soft’ on TraceTogether implementation 

Singapore—After it was reported that it was unlikely for Singapore to enter Phase 3 of reopening since not enough people are using the TraceTogether...

Coronavirus update for June 16, 2020

As of 8 am, June 16, 2020: World count: 8,003,021 cases, 3,832,784 recoveries, 435,619 deaths There are now 8,003,021 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States...

Over 32,000 petition against wearable devices for Covid-19 contact tracing

A petition on the change.org platform saying 'No' to wearable devices for Covid-19 contact tracing has so far garnered over 32,000 signatures. The petition was...

How Singapore became the world’s coronavirus cautionary tale

Singapore—From receiving praise for being the ‘gold standard’ to sounding alarm bells over the rising number of confirmed coronavirus cases among foreign workers has...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for April 12, 2020

Singapore – A total of 191 new Covid-19 cases have been reported in Singapore on Saturday night (April 11), with three new clusters being...

Why Singaporean expats come home to find life almost “normal”

Singapore—Amidst the global outbreak of the coronavirus, classified as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) earlier this month, many Singaporeans who were...

Covid-19: PM Lee thanks everyone for making the job of a contact tracer feasible

Singapore – Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is extending his appreciation for Covid-19 patients who cooperate with contact tracers and help keep the spread...
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