Tag: COVID-19 outbreak in Singapore

PM Lee on Covid-19 response: PAP Govt acted just in time; ‘40,000 cases just...

Singapore – In response to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's statement, members from the online community questioned if 40,000 Covid-19 cases reflected that the...

June 2 easing of CB being done cautiously because Covid-19 virus has not been...

Singapore is gradually relaxing circuit breaker restrictions from Tuesday (June 2). "We are easing cautiously," according to National Development Minister Lawrence Wong, who co-chairs...

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...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for May 5, 2020

As of 9 am, May 5, 2020: World count: 3,578,301 cases, 251,059 deaths, 1,162,279 recoveries There are now 3,578,301 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide. There have been 251,059...

Josephine Teo and K Shanmugam visit dormitory of Covid-19 positive foreign worker who was...

Singapore—A foreign worker who had tested positive for Covid-19 was found dead on Thursday (Apr 23) morning at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH). He...

Woman charged in court for sneezing on another woman during circuit breaker

Singapore— Sun Szu-Yen, a 46-year-old Taiwanese national, was charged in court on Wednesday (Apr 22) for sneezing in the direction of, as well as...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for April 22, 2020

As of 8 am, April 22, 2020: World count exceeds 2.5 million There are now 2,546,527 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest...

Gov’t response to workers issues results in PM Lee winning migrants hearts

Singapore—While there has been widespread criticism among Singaporeans especially over the overcrowded and unhygienic conditions of the country’s foreign workers, the Government’s response to...

Circuit breaker breaking seniors: Another ‘auntie’ insists on eating at a hawker centre

Singapore—A video of an older lady eating at what looks like a hawker center has gone viral, in yet another example of a senior...

KFC, Burger King sales surge after McDonald’s closes temporarily

Singapore — McDonald’s has closed all its outlets here temporarily after seven of its employees tested positive for Covid-19 last week. It has suspended...