Tag: coronavirus cases

COVID-19: 142 new cases reported in biggest daily spike for SG; 20 connected to S11 Dormitory cluster

SINGAPORE—On Wednesday (Apr 8), the Ministry of Health (MOH) reported the largest daily spike in cases since the outbreak began in Singapore—142 new cases of COVID-19, which raises the countrywide total to 1,623 cases of infection. Of the 142 new cases, MOH noted that 40 were specifically...

Singaporean who spat and shouted “corona, corona” jailed 2 months

Singapore — A man who spat and shouted "corona, corona" in a Changi Airport hotel was found guilty of one charge each of public nuisance and a rash act endangering others on Thursday (April 2) and sentenced to two months in jail. Fifty-two-year-old Jasvinder Singh Mehar Singh,...

Daily brief: COVID-19 update for Feb 21, 2020

As of 11am, Feb 21, 2020: WORLD COUNT: There are 76,724 confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the world. A total of 30 countries and territories have been affected so far. The number of deaths has risen to 2,247. Across the world, a total of 12,065 are in critical condition, while 18,524 previously infected persons...

Morning brief: COVID-19 update for Feb 20, 2020

As of 8am, Feb 18, 2020: WORLD COUNT: There are 75,676 confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the world. A total of 29 countries and territories have been affected so far. The number of deaths has risen to 2,123. Across the world, a total of 12,064 are in critical condition, while 16,342 previously infected persons...

Morning brief: COVID-19 update for Feb 19, 2020

As of 8am, Feb 19, 2020: WORLD COUNT: There are 75,144 confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the world. A total of 29 countries and territories have been affected so far. The number of deaths has risen to 2,008. Across the world, a total of 12,057 are in critical condition, while 14,442 previously infected...

Morning brief: COVID-19 update for Feb 16, 2020

As of 7am, Feb 16, 2020: WORLD COUNT: There are 69,044 confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the world. A total of 28 countries and territories have been affected so far. The number of deaths has risen to 1,666. Across the world, a total of 11,080 are in critical condition, while 9,425 previously infected persons...

COVID-19 update for Feb 14, 2020

As of 8am, Feb 14, 2020: WORLD COUNT: There are 65,246 confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the world. A total of 28 countries and territories have been affected so far. The number of deaths has risen to 1,489. Across the world, a total of 10,603 are in critical condition,...

Singapore confirms three new cases of COVID-19 and identifies two new clusters of infection

Singapore confirmed three new cases of the novel coronavirus, now called COVID-19, on Wednesday (Feb 12) and identified two new clusters of infection — the Grace Assembly of God church and the Seletar Aerospace Heights construction site. The new cases bring the country's tally of...

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 been affected so far. The number of deaths has risen to 1,115. Across the world, a total of 8,242 are in critical condition, while 4,601 previously...

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 affected so far. The number of deaths has risen to 1,013, breaching the 1,000 mark. Across the world, a total of 6,495 are...