Singapore had a record number of Covid-19 virus infections in a day

People wait to take a bus from Woodlands Causeway, Johor, Malaysia to Singapore before Malaysia banned all movement. Photo: Reuters.
People wait to take a bus from Woodlands Causeway, Johor, Malaysia to Singapore before Malaysia banned all movement. Photo: Reuters.

With 73 new cases, there have been a total of 631 Covid-19 infections in Singapore, which has witnessed a spike in recent cases.

According to Reuters, the Ministry of Health of Singapore said about half of the new cases were imported, while the remaining cases occurred in the community.

Singapore has had initial success in controlling the outbreak of the corona virus, but from the middle of March, the country has witnessed a sudden increase in the number of cases, in the context of many people returning the virus. city from abroad.

Faced with this increase, Singapore banned all foreigners from March 23.

On March 24, the Singapore government announced it would ban activities from gathering more than 10 people outside workplaces and schools, as well as closing bars, cinemas and other entertainment venues – from March 27 until the end of April to prevent the spread of the virus.

Tutoring and tutoring – very common in Singapore – are also banned to prevent “intertwining of students from different schools,” officials said on March 24.

Religious activities are also halted and those who do not comply with the blockade measures will be warned, revoked their business license or even fined up to 7,000 USD plus 6 months in prison.

The ban on gathering more than 10 people in public places applies to both birthday and wedding parties. Officials said they hoped Singaporeans would also comply with the ban when hosting house parties.

Singapore’s health authority also issued the highest warning for traveling abroad on March 25, and announced that all citizens and residents of Singapore will have to pay the full cost of treatment for diseases. public hospitals – instead of the usual high level of support – if they go abroad, get the virus and then return to Singapore.

Source: https://behecare.com/

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