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Coronavirus: 931 new cases register in Singapore


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

26th Apr, 2020. 09:06 pm
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Singapore coronavirus

The health ministry of Singapore said on Sunday (April 26) that 931 new coronavirus cases have been registered.

According to the details, 13,624 people have been tested positive for COVID-19 in the country and 12 patients have lost their lives.

The ministry further said that the majority of the new cases are migrant workers living in dorms.

The Fifteen of the new cases are permanent residents, sources said.

The sources also said that 618 cases were reported on Saturday (April 25). The country has 300,000 mainly South Asian workers.

Singapore has the highest infection rates in Asia as its population is only 5.7 million.

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Singapore has also closed the schools and most workplaces for a month to combat the coronavirus outbreak.

According to the details, Most workplaces, except for essential services and key economic sectors, will close, while the city-state moved to full home-based learning in its schools, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in an address to the nation.

Singapore has closed the casinos for one month amid coronavirus pandemic.

According to the details, the resorts, Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa, will shut down their services this week after the Singaporean government announced strict measures to fight coronavirus.

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