Corona Virus/Covid-19

Singapore's COVID safety measures a big part of its human rights report to the UN

Even as the latest safety measures were announced for the Easter weekend and the parliament is set to discuss a digital vaccine passport...

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India has provided 64 million vaccine doses to 84 countries: Dr Harsh Vardhan

61 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have already been administered in India, while the country has given 64 million doses to 84 nations...

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Vaccine certification next step in plan to restart quarantine-less travel: Singapore

Singapore's Ministry of Transport (MOT) said that developing methods for mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccination certification with other...

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COVID-19 antibodies' durations vary, may last from days to years post-infection: Study

A recent study found that antibodies against the novel coronavirus wane at different rates, lasting for mere days in some individuals while...

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No need for vaccinated Singapore residents to get tested for COVID antibodies: MOH

Speaking during a COVID-19 press conference, Associate Professor Kenneth Mak, Deputy Director of Medical Services at MOH, said there is no...

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JCube Mall, JEM, Jurong Point amongst malls visited by COVID-19 cases in infectious period: MOH

As of Tuesday, Singapore had reported a total of 60,221 COVID-19 cases.

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12 new COVID cases in Singapore on March 21, all imported: MOH

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed 12 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore as of noon yesterday, taking the...

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COVID recoveries in Singapore cross 60,000 mark, says MOH

As of noon yesterday, Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified that there are no new cases of locally transmitted...

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Singapore begins using Moderna vaccine at four new centres: MOH

Singapore has begun using the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at four new vaccination centres that started operations today.

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Five people charged in Singapore for COVID-related offences

One person had allegedly failed to self-isolate while awaiting the result of his COVID-19 test while the remaining four had allegedly gone...

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Why you’ll be hearing more about temperature monitoring In 2021

This is the year that the COVID-19 vaccines will reach mass distribution. It will be a massive undertaking that will require several checks...

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Singapore extends COVID-19 vaccination to essential services personnel and high risk groups

COVID-19 vaccination for migrant workers will start with 10,000 workers who have never been infected by COVID-19 and are living in the five...

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Singapore: COVID-19 vaccination for 60-69 year age group brought forward

MOH said that as of March 7, they have administered more than 596,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine with about 379,000 individuals having...

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India's vaccine rollout has 'rescued the world' from pandemic: Top US Scientist

The Indian and global institutions' rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines has ”rescued the world” from the deadly coronavirus and the...


PM Modi takes COVID vaccine, says the country should work together to be COVID-free

PM Modi took the India-made Covaxin vaccine at Delhi's AIIMS hospital, urging those eligible to take the vaccine.

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Vaccinations will not be part of compulsory entry requirements, says Singapore Minister Ong Ye Kung

Responding to a question in Parliament today, Singapore Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung said the government has "no plans" to make...

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India's new measures for travellers from UK, Brazil and Middle East kick in

According to the guidelines issued by the Centre for international arrivals, from February 23, the passengers will have to submit a...

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India number 3 on list of maximum COVID-19 vaccinations, behind only the US and UK

As per the health ministry over 57 lakh healthcare and frontline workers have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus.

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Saudi Arabia bans travellers from 20 countries, including India and the US

The ban will also apply to any passengers who have passed through the 20 countries on the list in the 14 days preceding the implementation...

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Indian government extends restrictions on UK flights till February 14

The Indian government has extended the restriction on flights between India and United Kingdom up to midnight of February 14, 2021.

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India faster than US, UK in administering 1 million vaccine shots: Health Ministry

The Union Health Ministry yesterday lauded India's efforts in conducting a successful vaccination drive and said India took only six days to...

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WHO investigative team arrives in Wuhan from Singapore

A team of experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) arrived in Wuhan today to start a probe into the origins of the coronavirus, even...

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Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal tests positive for COVID-19 after Capitol lockdown

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal announced today that she has tested positive for coronavirus after being locked down in a...

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PM Lee Hsien Loong gets first vaccine shot as government announces rollout plan

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong received his first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine today and urged others to take the jabs in a country...

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Passengers travelling from UK to India in January will have to undergo a mandatory RT-PCR COVID test

Passengers will be required to submit self-declaration forms on an online portal at least 72 hours prior to travel and also carry a negative...

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