Tag: novel coronavirus

Morning brief: Wuhan coronavirus update for Feb 8, 2020

As of 5am, Feb 8, 2020: WORLD COUNT: There are 31,537 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the world. A total of 28 countries and territories have been...

Shenzhen police arrest woman for refusing to wear mask

Shenzhen -- A woman was wrestled to the ground and arrested by police recently for allegedly refusing to wear a face mask amid the...

Meteor Garden star Barbie Hsu gets slammed for sending 10,000 masks to Wuhan

With everyone scrambling to get their hands on surgical face masks as a means of protection from the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak which started...

14-day leave of absence mandatory for all workers returning from China

SINGAPORE — National Development Minister Lawrence Wong announced on Thursday (Feb 6) that all workers returning to Singapore from China are being mandated to...

Morning brief: Wuhan coronavirus update for Feb 7, 2020

As of 5am, Feb 7, 2020: WORLD COUNT: There are 28,379 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the world. A total of 28 countries and territories have been...

Morning brief: Wuhan coronavirus update for Feb 6, 2020

As of 5am, Feb 6, 2020: WORLD COUNT: There are 24,662 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the world. A total of 28 countries and territories have been...

New YouGov poll shows that 3 out of 5 Singaporeans are afraid of contracting...

SINGAPORE — On Wednesday (Jan 29), three new cases of the Wuhan virus were confirmed in Singapore by the Ministry of Health, bringing the...

Another 3 confirmed Wuhan virus cases bring total to 10 in Singapore

SINGAPORE — The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed on Wednesday (Jan 29) three new cases in Singapore of the Wuhan virus, bringing the total...

Lawrence Wong tells Singaporeans to be “psychologically prepared” for Wuhan outbreak

SINGAPORE — On Monday (Jan 27), National Development Minister Lawrence Wong likened the current Wuhan virus spread to the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak...

POFMA to quash Wuhan virus falsehoods which can cause public panic

SINGAPORE — On Monday (Jan 27), Minister for Communications and Information S. Iswaran emphasised that in line with the new Protection from Online Falsehoods...
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