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Singapore to be shut down for a month in view of coronavirus

Singapore: Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong on Friday announced a month shutdown from next Tuesday due to the coronavirus crisis.

“Since COVID-19, we have responded to the crisis calmly and systematically, planning ahead and adjusting our measures as the situation changed,” said Lee Hsien Loong.

“We will close most work[place except for all essential services and key economic sectors. Food establishments, supermarkets, hospital, transport and key banking services will remain open,” he added.

The number of coronavirus cases have surged by 1000 this week with 5 deaths.

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