Singapore did not register new local cases of Kovid-19 for the first time Since February, the city-state has reborn from an outbreak in migrant labor hostels that contributed to more than one stage Thousand infections in one day.
According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, there was no case in the community as well as in foreign labor hostels. This was the first time that no new cases had been registered in the labor dorms since late March. Four new imported cases were still seen in the country.
Major milestone comes two months after Singapore The declared dormitory where around 300,000 migrant workers remain virus-free, although some infection clusters persist even after that. Already, the outbreak between More than 54,000 workers have been forced Rethinking Singapore’s management and The dependence on its low-wage labor force has been one of the earliest examples of adverse effects of the epidemic on vulnerable groups.
In the rest of the country, cases of the virus were put at a low level, essentially through the wearing of masks and other social disturbances in the form of the economy. Largely reopened in June. The country has developed, and has also launched, content strategy including contact strategies and targeted testing Clinical trial of the Kovid-19 vaccine.
The benchmark Straits Times index in Singapore was up 0.3% as of 3:57 pm.
In the dormitory, the authorities allow most of the laborers to return to work. To cut the risk of renewed infection, the dormitories are taking measures in place, such as staggered pick-up and drop-off timing as well as reducing mixing between blocks. Are also workers It is necessary to go for regular testing.
Singapore has seen a second of three-stage economic re-establishments in the process of restarting shops and restaurants in June after a partial lockout in April. Are officers A road map is expected to be delivered in the coming weeks for a three-phase, so-called phase where social, cultural, religious and business ceremonies or events of limited size will be resumed until a vaccine is developed.
Since the June reopening, authorities have relaxed restrictions on the number of people gathered for weddings and wakes, as well as allowing the reopening of cinema and hotels. this also Finding ways to safely open its borders after an outbreak of the virus caused damage on the nation’s flag carrier and reduced traffic at Changi Airport.
– assisted by Ishika Mookerjee, Derek Wallbank and Kevin Worley
(The benchmark stock index updates with and Singapore’s virus measures from the 5th paragraph.)