On 29 March 2020, Singapore reported 42 new Coronavirus cases. The total tally now stands at 844 in the Southeast Asian Country. 2 Indians are infected. Among these 42 affected individuals. According to the Ministry of Health, two Indian nationals are a 21-year-old and a 55-year-old female.
The latest cases bring COVID-19 infections in the country to 844. But, only 420 cases are still in the hospital. Because the rest are recovering. 15 patients discharged from the hospital today. This takes the recovery number to almost 300. But, all is not happy here. Because 19 patients are still in critical condition. The second wave is imminent.
67 locally transmitted cases are still unlinked. Contact tracing is underway for these cases. On 28 March 2020, the authorities send a WhatsApp message to stay home and only visit shopping malls for food necessities.
How is the Singapore government dealing with the outbreak?
Stiffer regulations are into effect from Thursday. Jail terms and fines for individuals and event organizers. The owners of premises who flout safe-distancing measures, as stipulated by the COVID-19 multi-ministry taskforce.
20 people arrested over a one-and-a-half month period, because of their alleged involvement in e-commerce scams involving products such as masks and hand sanitizers, according to media reports. Singapore is currently under complete lockdown. Stay safe, stay at your homes. Self-quarantine is the best precaution against COVID-19.