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Coronavirus Outbreak


The number of those infected by COVID-19 in Mainland China reported an increase, now with a total of 80,270 confirmed cases, reversing a three-day decline in numbers. The uptick of new infections is reported in Wuhan. This is according to the tally of John Hopkins CSSE as of March 4. Dominated by recoveries While the …

The rapid onset and spread of coronavirus is proving to be a huge challenge for public health officials across the world. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Some cause illness in people and others only infect animals. Very rarely have animal coronaviruses infected and spread between people. This is what’s suspected to have happened …

As Singapore is now seeing a few local cases without any links to previous cases or travel history to China, the Government has stepped up risk assessment from DORSCON Yellow to DORSCON Orange. The Government is prepared for a scenario involving community spread. Existing measures will be strengthened, and additional measures implemented, to minimise the …