WORLD Singapore reports biggest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases


Singapore reports biggest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases

By Lin Rui | People's Daily app

22:14, March 18, 2020

Bangkok (People's Daily) - Forty-seven new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Singapore on Wednesday, bringing the total number of infections to 313, said the Ministry of Health of Singapore.Thirty involve Singapore residents returning from abroad and three involve foreign visitors coming from abroad.


A sign that reads 'Closed for tours and visits in view of COVID-19 situation' hangs outside the Sultan mosque in Singapore on Friday, March 13, 2020. (Photo: AP)

In addition, all Singaporeans, permanent residents, long-term pass holders and short-term visitors entering Singapore from 11:59 pm on Friday will be issued a 14-day Stay-Home Notice.

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